Printmaking For Beginners

Printmaking |
12th October 2023

Printmaking For Beginners | Thu 12 Oct to Thu 30 Nov | 7-9pm | £110 (6 wks)| 18+ yrs | Tutor Caroline Stow | Studio 3 & Print Room

Printmaking for Beginners is a short introductory course exploring the basics of printmaking, and includes sessions on different printing techniques to create pattern, tone, and texture. The sessions will involve using various specialist printing equipment such as the printing press, and learning how to produce repeat prints using this. Participants will explore different ways of incorporating colour into our prints and also print on a range of surfaces to explore, experiment and create.

Who is it suitable for?

The class is suitable for absolute beginners and also those with some experience but want to consolidate the basics.

What do I need to bring?

Printing materials and equipment are included in the course fee, but please bring the following:

  • Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Apron
  • Plastic gloves
  • Ruler
  • Tracing paper
  • Sharpie pen
  • Sketchbook if you have one
  • Images you might like to work from

Important information

There are no sessions during the weeks beginning 23 October and 13 November.

About the tutor

Caroline Stow is a Cumbria-based painter and printmaker with a working studio in Kendal. Caroline also works from the Iron Press print workshop in Lancaster. The majority of Caroline’s work is two-dimensional, including drawing, painting and printmaking, as well as occasionally other media.

See all Creative Learning courses here.


12th October 2023

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