Making an Impression: Printmaking

Ref: C3671670

Each session will provide you with a clear insight into the vibrant world of print through step-by-step instructions. The course will introduce the basic skills, techniques and methods of printing. As well as learning new skills you will also explore the connection between art and print so as to develop and inspire your own creative outcome.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to the skills and techniques of printmaking and to create a series of handprinted artwork using a range of traditional printing methods.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use a range of basic print techniques
  • Use materials and equipment under supervision
  • Complete practical assignments
  • Understand the variety of styles and different techniques that apply to print.
  • Display confidence whilst developing their own print-making skills

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • You are welcome to bring additional materials with you.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course outline

Making an Impression: Printmaking Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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