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DRYPOINT PRINTING

The soft feathery lines of drypoint lend themselves to playful illustrations or expressive sketches. Learn to make a drypoint plate using inexpensive laminated paper plates. Exploring your own designs and images you will learn about inks and registration and produce an exciting print.

Date Wed 6th June
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2048  
Fees £75
   

   
SCREEN PRINTING ON FABRIC

Using one of the most exciting methods of printing, learn how to screen print onto fabric using paper stencils.
Using your own image, photo or design learn how to create your stencils, prepare your screen, and registration techniques to align your work for printing separate layers of colour.
You will then print two or three layers of colour onto a cotton tote bag to take home.

Date Wed 27th June
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2050  
Fees £75
   

   
EXPLORING BLIND EMBOSSING

Blind embossing leaves an image in paper using pressure instead of ink. It can be used to create delicate and subtle effects playing with light and shadow on the surface of the paper.
Learn how to create an embossed image by carving your design into a lino template and then by using soft, thick, damp paper and an etching press, creating your relief image.

Date Tues 3rd July
Tutor Jo McChesney  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2110  
Fees £70
   

   
SCREEN PRINTING ON PAPER

Screen printing is one of the most direct methods of producing multi-colour images.
Learn how to cut your own paper stencils, transfer these onto a screen printing frame and produce wonderful printed images onto paper.

Date Wed 18th July
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2049  
Fees £75
   

   
ECO PRINTING

Course full

This exciting workshop unlocks the dyes within natural materials such as leaves and flowers. The eco printing process shows you how to transfer these onto paper and fabric.
Experimenting with different mordants, you will be amazed at the varied colours of images from the same plant.
Students will produce a number of prints on both fabric and paper.

Date Tues 24th July
Tutor Clare Linford  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2107  
Fees £70
   

   
WOOD CUT PRINTMAKING

You will design and produce a wood block print using your own collected ideas and imagery. Experiment with basic carving techniques on a sample piece of wood before carving the Japanese plywood block. Learn how to apply ink and then hand burnish the printed block, using a Japanese baren, onto fine paper to create your print.

Date Wed 15th August
Tutor Jo McChesney  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2109  
Fees £70
   

   
MONO PRINT AND COLLAGE

Create a line drawing and collage using a mixture of, mono printing, collage and other media.
Starting with a simple paper collage you will learn how to design and transfer a mono print drawing on to your collage. Work into this with a choice of pastels, watercolours or coloured inks to create a beautiful layered design.

Date Sat 18th August
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2046  
Fees £75
   

   
SCREEN PRINTING ON FABRIC

Using one of the most exciting methods of printing, learn how to screen print onto fabric using paper stencils.
Using your own image, photo or design learn how to create your stencils, prepare your screen, and registration techniques to align your work for printing separate layers of colour.
You will then print two or three layers of colour onto a cotton tote bag to take home.

Date Sat 1st September
Tutor Jacqui Dodds  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2051  
Fees £75
   

   
EXPLORING BLIND EMBOSSING

Blind embossing leaves an image in paper using pressure instead of ink. It can be used to create delicate and subtle effects playing with light and shadow on the surface of the paper.
Learn how to create an embossed image by carving your design into a lino template and then by using soft, thick, damp paper and an etching press, creating your relief image.

Date Sat 15th September
Tutor Jo McChesney  
Time 10.00am-4.00pm  
Ref 2111  
Fees £70