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6 week intro to print - spring term

  • Starts 30 Apr
  • 165 British pounds
  • Backwell

Available spots


Service Description

Join us for a captivating 6-week Intro to Printmaking course at Jemma's Studio in Backwell! Designed for participants of all abilities, this artistic journey will explore the diverse realms of relief, drypoint, collagraph, and monoprint techniques, fostering a creative and playful environment. Week 1: Monoprinting Discover the enchanting world of monoprinting, where spontaneity reigns supreme. Experiment with additive and subtractive processes, stencils, and direct drawing on the plate. Embrace the unpredictability of monoprinting, allowing creative expression to flourish. Week 2: Introduction to Relief Printing In our inaugural session, delve into the fundamentals of relief printing. Participants will master the art of carving and printing from linoleum blocks, experimenting with various mark-making techniques. The focus is on creative play, encouraging each artist to discover their unique voice. Week 3: Drypoint Printing Unleash your creativity by scratching, etching, and experimenting with drypoint printing. Learn plate preparation, mark-making, and inking techniques to produce prints that showcase individuality and creativity. This session encourages participants to explore their artistic boundaries. Week 4: Collagraph Printing Texture and layering take center stage as participants explore collagraph printing. Create textured plates using diverse materials, experimenting with surface building and incorporating found objects. This session celebrates artistic play and the joy of discovering unexpected results. Week 5 - Collagraph continued In this session you will print the plates made in the last session experimenting with different ways of inking up. Week 6 - Combining Techniques This session encourages participants to combine learned techniques—relief, drypoint, collagraph, and monoprint—creating multi-layered prints. Explore how these methods complement and enhance each other in your personal artistic style. Logistics: Location: Jemma's Studio, Backwell Time: 6-9 pm All materials provided. £165 Please note there is not a session on the 28th May.


Upcoming Sessions


Contact Details

  • Jemma Gunning Printmaker, Cheston Combe, Backwell, Bristol, UK


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