Courses and Workshops

Sept

8 Week Beginners Print Course

Tuesday mornings 10am - 12.15pm Starting 10th Sept £130  - Fully Booked

or

Tuesday evenings 6.30 - 8.45pm Starting 10th Sept £130  - Fully booked

This course is a great introduction to a range of printing techniques using a printing press. You will get an introduction to drypoint, collagraph, using chine colle, and lino printing and a little time to play around a bit with these processes.

By the end of the course you will have made a whole collection of colourful prints and have a sound foundation knowledge in the basic techniques involved as well as lots of ideas for how to take your work further.

This course would suit absolute beginners as well as those who would like a little refresher.

Contact Bristol Print Room to book your place.

Drypoint and Collagraph Techniques

Wednesday evenings. 6.30pm - 8.45pm - Starts 11th Sept  £80 - 2 Places left

This is a 4 week course

Drypoint is a great starting point for all sorts of intaglio printing. A simple technique that creates prints full of atmosphere and allows you to reproduce your work several times. Collagraph is one of the most playful of the intaglio printing techniques and lends itself to creating prints that are full of rich colour and texture. This is a course for beginners and improvers alike to develop skills and experiment with materials. We will look at a variety of techniques and approaches and begin to navigate the endless possibilities available.

Contact Bristol Print Room to book your place.

Oct

Lino printing!

Monday mornings. 10am - 12.15pm - Starts 7th Oct.  £80 - Four places left

Monday evenings. 6.30pm - 8.45pm - Starts 7th Oct.  £80 - Four places left

These are four week courses.

Perfect for complete beginners as well as those who've done a little bit of lino before. You will learn the basics of carving a lino plate as well as more sophisticated techniques such as creating multi-coloured prints and printing with gradients of colour.

Using a printing press you will be able to create a small edition of prints, I will also show you how to print at home without using specialised equipment.

Small groups allow for lots of guidance and supervision. 

Places can only be guaranteed on receipt of the full course fee.

Contact Bristol Print Room to book your place.

Drypoint and Collagraph techniques

Wednesday evenings. 6.30pm - 8.45pm - Starts 9th Oct  £80 - Four places left

This is a 4 week course

Drypoint is a great starting point for all sorts of intaglio printing. A simple technique that creates prints full of atmosphere and allows you to reproduce your work several times. Collagraph is one of the most playful of the intaglio printing techniques and lends itself to creating prints that are full of rich colour and texture. This is a course for beginners and improvers alike to develop skills and experiment with materials. We will look at a variety of techniques and approaches and begin to navigate the endless possibilities available.

Contact Bristol Print Room to book your place.

 

2 colour reduction Lino Printing weekend £65 - Fully booked

12th and 13th of October 10am - 1pm each day.

 

Learn how to create a multi-coloured lino print from a single plate by printing and carving the plate several times. This classic printing technique creates bold, graphic designs, Using the printing press you'll be able to make a small edition (several identical prints) of striking, colourful prints to take home.

Contact Bristol Print Room to book your place.

 

Nov

Christmas Lino printing for cards and gifts - Four Places left

Monday Evenings 6.30 - 8.45 Starts 4th November  £90

This is a 4 week course

Carve your own lino blocks and use them to print a set of cards using a two plate printing technique.  You can also use these blocks to print onto sketch pads or make into fine art prints to give as unique handmade gifts for friends and family.

Course fee includes all lino printing materials, 10 cards, 2 A6 blank sketch books and plenty of printing paper. Further materials can be bought.

About the tutor:

Artist and workshop leader Steph Renshaw has been running community art workshops since graduating from Aberystwyth University in 2003.

Steph's workshops are designed to be encouraging and supportive to help people of all abilities find their natural creativity - including complete beginners!

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