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Get Hands On With: Printmaking (4 week course) November – December

Date: Saturday, November 4, 2023
Ends: Saturday, December 2, 2023
Time: 10am - 1pm
Duration: 4 weeks
Venue: The Courthouse
All materials and equipment are provided, but do feel free to bring along a sketchbook or notebook.

Join us on Saturdays for this tutor led drawing course, aimed at very beginners, in a friendly, supportive studio environment. 

Printmaking is one of the most unique and diverse ways of creating distinctive pieces. During this course, you will learn and explore a range of techniques to create your own ‘original’ prints.

Each week you will discover how to create prints based on different methods including mono-printing, linocut printing (relief), collagraph printing (Intaglio) and stencil based prints. You will also learn how to use a combination of different techniques for a single print.  

You will have the opportunity to work with a variety of materials, inks, textures and references in addition to learning to use a printing press. 

Your tutor will be Lauren  Henderson. Lauren is a creative who loves to explore all things arts. She studied at Art and Design at CCAD before gaining a First Class BA Hons Degree in Graphic Arts at Leeds Metropolitan University, specialising in illustration and printmaking.  

Lauren is a qualified teacher and has continued to share her practise throughout her career whilst also working as an Arts teacher and workshop leader, whether it be a big scale community event or a small skills workshop, she loves to share her passion.  

Suitable For: No previous experience necessary. The classes are ideal for those who are very beginners.

Other Info:

  • There is a one week break on November 18th with no session running.
  • Please bring an apron or wear old clothes as printing can be messy.

£125 (£100 + £25 materials)


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