Printmaking at home
Looking for things to fill your time? Are you interested in trying a new craft at home and exploring your creative side? Why not try your hand at printmaking and get a head start on designing your own cards, prints for fabric etc.
What will you study?
This course will introduce and utilise four different techniques including:
- Monotype and monoprinting
- Serigraph (stencil) printing
- Drypoint intaglio
- Relief printing
Each method will involve an introduction to the technical process, a brief exploration of historic and contemporary practices and a video with accompanying technical sheet.
1 week will be spent on each technique and you will be sent a starter pack of basic equipment when you book onto the course.
Course 1: This course will start on the 16th November 2020 and will run for four weeks.
Course 2: This course will start on the 25th January 2021 and will run for four weeks.
Course 3: This course will start on the 1st March 2021 and will run for four weeks.
Course 4: This course will start on the 12th April 2021 and will run for four weeks.
Course 5: This course will start on the 24th May 2021 and will run for four weeks.
Course 6: This course will start on the 5th July 2021 and will run for four weeks.
You will need to log in weekly to access the course content and undergo your studies.
*Please Note* Individuals only need to book the course once, the different courses refer to different start dates and they all have the same content.
Throughout the course you will create an individual portfolio of work to demonstrate your understanding of the techniques you have learnt and display examples of the practical work you have carried out.
The format of the portfolio is up to you and can take a number of different formats for example videos, photographs, drawings or a Powerpoint presentation and must also include evidence of the following:
1. The ability to utilise at least three home printmaking
competencies using rudimentary tools accessible to you.
2. Proficiency in delivering suitable outcomes.
3. An evaluation of your successes and failings
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This course is subject to minimum participants and payments will be returned in full if the course does not recruit the minimum cohort.
Please note: Due to the changing coronavirus situation we may need to cancel or postpone future face to face courses. If you do decide to book and a course is cancelled you will be offered a full refund.