Printmaking - All Abilities

West Herts College
A Watford (Inghilterra)

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To learn about printmaking and the print making studio.
Suitable for: This course is ideal for beginners and experienced printmakers.

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Requisiti: None


Dove e quando

Inizio Luogo
01 ottobre 2009
14 gennaio 2010
22 aprile 2010
WD17 3EZ, Middlesex, Inghilterra

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Course suitability

This course is ideal for beginners and experienced printmakers.  You will follow a range of topics and learn now techniques through group tuition and individual work.  Some drawing skills would be useful for this course.

Information about the course

To learn about printmaking and the print making studio.

Course content

Introduction to a print studio environment to cover general layout, safe use of equipment and materials (covering all health and safety requirements.

Identification of printmaking process.

Introduction to tools and materials.

Relief and Intaglio techniques to be covered and some of the following will be covered in this and subsequent courses: linocut, monoprint, collagraph, dry point, etching, screen print.

Working with project briefs from various subjects to build a portfolio.

Appreciation of the work of relevant historical and contemporary artists.

The course content may vary according to which tutor is teaching the course, also the content may be adapted to meet the needs of the class.


You will need to bring the following equipment with you:

sketchbooks, photos, postcards, pencils, coloured pencils and an apron.

Extra costs will be incurred during the course for materials such as lino, zinc and copper.


Continuous informal assessment and discussion of work with peers.  This is a leisure course and does not lead to a qualification.


Your course tutor will offer advice and guidance about further progression opportunities during the course.

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Payment options: UK/EU Fee : £100.00 Overseas Fee : £160.00 Part-time enrolments are subject to an additional annual registration fee of £10 payable once only per academic year (exemptions may apply).