Printmaking

We offer an exciting range of printmaking courses for all levels of experience, covering traditional and experimental processes. Our short courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are taught by expert tutors who are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. Printmaking studio: focus on colour

    Course Date: Tue 16 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A 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: £259.00
    Senior fee: £259.00
    Concession: £158.00

  2. Japanese woodcut

    Course Date: Tue 23 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to Japanese Woodcut spread over two full days. The process is water based, non-toxic and handmade. You will learn how to design, carve and make a multi-coloured print. No prior experience necessary.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  3. Dark to Light: subtractive monotype

    Course Date: Thu 25 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Spend a day creating dramatic and sensitive images in this seductive and challenging ‘one of a kind’ method of printmaking used by artists for centuries.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  4. Woodblock, lino and relief printmaking

    Course Date: Thu 1 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to create wonderful monochrome and multicolour woodblock prints. You'll be encouraged to work from your own source imagery (sketches, magazine cuttings, photos etc) as an inspirational lead-in to producing your relief prints. Suitable for all levels.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  5. Screenprinting for graphic artists

    Course Date: Fri 2 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in how screen printing can be used to create work for the graphic arts? Learn how to screen print and use this to produce your own project such as a zine, book, stickers or an edition of prints etc. For all levels.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

  6. Etching: the basics

    Course Date: Sun 4 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching. Using zinc plate, you'll develop images with line, texture and tone, and experiment with printing your image in both monochrome and colour. All levels welcome.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £119.00

  7. Experimental screenprinting

    Course Date: Mon 5 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy being guided through inspirational and experimental screenprinting methods. You'll try a variety of mixed media techniques that will energise and enliven your artwork - a great way to expand your image making practice and your portfolio.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  8. Printmaking studio: all levels

    Course Date: Tue 6 Nov 2018 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and develop personal work in intaglio and relief printmaking. Techniques covered include drypoint, etching, linocut, collagraphy and photo etching. All levels of experience welcome. Beginners will follow a step-by-step introduction to a range of processes; those with experience can develop personal projects with expert guidance.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

  9. Developing photographic and mixed-media printmaking

    Course Date: Sat 10 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore new ways to push and develop mixed-media printmaking with collage, screenprint and photo-litho. Combine print processes to develop composite and layered contemporary prints. For those with some printmaking experience.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £339.00
    Concession: £207.00

  10. Experimental etching

    Course Date: Sun 18 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore 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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £249.00

  11. Masterclass photoetching

    Course Date: Mon 26 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Typologies: photography as a tool for inspiration

    Course Date: Wed 28 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction into using a camera as a tool. The course won’t necessarily go into much of the technical side of photography, but concentrate on how a camera can be extremely beneficial to the formation and development of ideas. By collecting typologies, students will connect the outside world with the development of their visual practise.

    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  13. Masterclass drypoint intensive

    Course Date: Mon 10 Dec 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An intensive four evenings offering the opportunity to use specialist techniques and tools and gain insight into how these sit within the creative practice of artists using drypoint. For intermediate and advanced students only.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  14. Lithography: all levels

    Course Date: Mon 14 Jan 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This most painterly of printmaking processes depends on the delicate balance between grease and water. Learn how marks and brush strokes drawn and painted on the printing plate can be faithfully reproduced to create bold or subtle prints.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  15. Start etching

    Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting introduction to the basic processes and principles of etching. Using zinc plate, create beautiful images with line, texture and tone, and experiment with printing your image in both monochrome and colour.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

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