Printmaking
AN INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING

Explore several printmaking techniques in our comprehensive introductory course. Discover a new kind of excitement as you see the differences between monoprint, press printing, collagraph, simple relief and etching.

ETCHING WORKSHOP

A fascinating etching workshop allowing you to work on your own aluminium plates, experimenting with hard and soft grounds, then adding tone using aquatint techniques. Another exciting printmaking class from the Brewery.

MONOPRINTING – WORKSHOP

Explore different ways of creating Monoprints using a variety of readily accessible materials and without the necessity of any specialist equipment. A truly versatile print technique!

GUM ARABIC – WORKSHOP

This course introduces the printmaking processes of lithography using gum arabic and plates made from paper. Explore the possibilities of transferring drawn images and photocopied images into print.

CYANOTYPES – AN EARLY PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESS – WORKSHOP

On this one day workshop you will learn how to create images using one of the earliest photographic techniques developed in the 19th century. This technique is a hybrid of digital and chemical based photography that does not require a darkroom and so can easily be done at home to create unique prussian blue images. O124This is your opportunity to explore the exciting cross-over between printmaking and photography.

WOODCUTS – WORKSHOP

Learn the methods behind woodcut printing. Our special workshop will introduce you to materials, cutting techniques and the production of a multi-layered image using different inks.

ETCHING SPRING WORKSHOP

A fascinating etching workshop allowing you to work on your own zinc plates, experimenting with hard and soft grounds, then adding tone using aquatint techniques. Another exciting printmaking class from the Brewery.

DRYPOINT – WORKSHOP

Drypoint prints are created by scratching a drawing into a metal plate with a needle or other sharp tool. Learning this technique allows the greatest freedom of line, from the most delicate hairline to the heaviest mark to create wonderful imagery.

CREATIVE PRINTMAKING – WORKSHOP

A day experiencing printmaking using mono printing and collagraph techniques in exciting and creative ways. Suitable for people who have some art or printmaking experience or complete beginners. We will experiment with materials and at the end of the day you will have a lovely selection of prints to take home.

Image credit: Angie Mitchell

Events in 'Printmaking'

Creative Learning

MONOPRINTING – WORKSHOP

  • Sat 10:30

Explore different ways of creating Monoprints…

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Creative Learning

GUM ARABIC – WORKSHOP

3rd February 2018

This course introduces the printmaking processes of lithography using gum arabic and plates made from paper.

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Learn how to create images using one of the earliest photographic techniques developed in the 19th century

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Creative Learning

WOODCUTS – WORKSHOP

24th February 2018

Learn the methods behind woodcut printing in this special workshop!

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Creative Learning

ETCHING SPRING WORKSHOP

10th March 2018

Another exciting etching workshop from the Brewery.

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Creative Learning

DRYPOINT – WORKSHOP

24th March 2018

Learning this amazing print technique allows the greatest freedom of line…

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Creative Learning

CREATIVE PRINTMAKING – WORKSHOP

14th April 2018

‚ÄčA day experiencing printmaking using mono printing and collagraph techniques in exciting and creative ways

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