Printmaking Courses in London & Online
At City Lit, we offer a wide range of printmaking courses, aimed at catering for your interest whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced artist. Our printmaking studio is a communal and collaborative space that celebrates the joy of working alongside others in pursuit of printmaking excellence.
We specialise in etching, screen-printing, relief and multi-media combinations. Our group classes are small, enabling you to learn using a combination of presses and printmaking equipment designed to enable multiple approaches to the medium.
All our tutors are artist practitioners with hands-on expertise. They are there to help you explore and challenge yourself towards making beautiful prints to take home or exhibit.
We host exhibitions throughout the year at City Lit Gallery where our students showcase their amazing work.
To arrange a conversation with our printmaking coordinator about your interests, options, and to find out what courses are available, please contact our Visual Arts team at email@example.com.
- Printmaking workshop: focus on colourCourse start date: Tue 30 May 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kath CastilloA course for intermediate and experienced printmakers wanting to build on previous experience and experiment with process to consolidate and hone technical skills. The focus is on colour application, advanced intaglio processes, realising personal projects and the production of high quality prints.Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
- Preparing digital images for printmakingCourse start date: Tue 6 Jun 2023
Location on this date: OnlineThe world of traditional printmaking is increasingly linked to digital technology. Screenprinting, photo-etching, polymer gravure and relief, and photo litho all require imagery that has been generated using digital image manipulation software. This online workshop in preparing digital images for printmaking will provide an introduction to specialise tools and techniques required using Adobe Photoshop in order to prepare your imagery for these printmaking processes.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Japanese woodcut printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Wed 26 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carol Justin WilhideAn introduction to the beautiful and delicate printmaking world of Japanese Woodcut. Explore this water based, non-toxic process and build an appreciation for the handmade. You will learn how to design, carve and make a multi-coloured print. Beginners welcome.Full fee £249.00
- Drypoint and intaglio printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Wed 21 Jun 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetExplore the possibilities of experimental mark-making using etching techniques. Take a playful approach to printing your etching plate by layering colour and texture and discover the complex and beautiful images that can develop. For all levels.Full fee £179.00
- Personal printmaking projects: open studio accessCourse start date: Fri 30 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gareth BerwynThese studio access sessions are tutor led workshops, designed to offer a more flexible way for you to learn using the facilities of the printmaking- studio. You will have access to tutor guidance when needed, but these sessions are specifically aimed at students who want to pursue personal projects and independent working.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Introduction to printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Mon 3 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThis fast-paced course reveals some of the processes used to make fine art prints. You will try both relief and intaglio printmaking methods. This course is for beginners and those with limited experience who want to discover how printmaking techniques actually work. An ideal way to start printmaking.Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Thu 6 Jul 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lisa CradduckCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut printmaking techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.Full fee £209.00
- Etching for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 25 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kath CastilloAn exciting introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching. Using zinc plate, create beau-tiful images with line, texture and tone, and experiment with printing your image in both mono-chrome and colour.Full fee £179.00
- Experimental printmaking techniquesCourse start date: Fri 21 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosey PrinceEnjoy this fun workshop introduction, exploring monoprinting, linocutting and etching. Experiment with a range of methods (chine colle, stencils and overlaid colour) to develop exciting imagery.Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
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