ONE DAY WORKSHOPS - £50.00

Letterpress
4 places
Tutor: Jessica Hollywood
Saturday 5th May
10.00 AM—4.00 PM

Letterpress printing is a technique of relief printing using a printing press, a process through which text can be used as a repeatable visual element. Wooden  and lead type of various sizes can be incorporated into a composition of words.

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Textile Print Workshop (Heat Reactive Dyes) 
5 places
Tutor: Shauna McGowan
Saturday 2nd June
10.00 AM—4.00 PM

This experimental and vibrant workshop is perfect for those with an interest in surface design and textiles. Using heat reactive dyes playfully painted onto paper we will then colourfully bring synthetic fabric to life within the heat press. Layering shapes and stencils onto the fabric with colour can build up patterns. Using objects such as feathers, leaves, stencils, threads, doilies we will build up exciting patterns on fabric. Participants will leave with a variety of imaginative and vibrant fabric samples

 Image: Shauna McGowan

Image: Shauna McGowan

One Colour Relief
8 places
Tutor: Clinton Kirkpatrick
Saturday 2nd June
10.00AM—4.00PM

This workshop is perfect for those wishing to learn the basics of relief printing. Particiants will learn how to transfer their image to the block, cut the plate, ink up and print using a traditional Columbian press made in 1825.


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Monotype
8 places
Tutor: Clinton Kirkpatrick
Saturday 19th May
10.00AM—4.00PM

This workshop is perfect for those who enjoy painting, mark making and spontaneity in creating images. Participants should bring source images for inspiration.


Print your own Tote Bags
4 places
Tutor: Jessica Hollywood
Saturday 21st April
10.00AM—4.00PM

Create your own quirky, custom designed graphics to print and embellish canvas bags. You will be introduced to design development and screen printing skills. You are sure to leave with an individualised tote bags.

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Cyanotype
5 places
Tutor: Fionnuala O'Neill
Saturday 26th May
10.00AM—4.00PM

Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to as blueprints. Participants should bring a photo or drawing to work from.

 Image: Marty Ittner

Image: Marty Ittner



Intaglio Multi-plate Inking (advanced)
8 places
Tutor: Penny Brewill
Saturday 14th April
10.00 AM—4.00 PM

Suitable for anyone who has experience of intaglio already. This advanced class introduces participants to inking plates by layering primary colours to create secondary and tertiary colours. Participants should bring a existing platewith them on the day.