Beginners Printmaking

Ref: C3533160

Beginners' Printmaking is an introductory course that explores mono-printing, collagraph and lino printing. These techniques can all be done at home with a small range of equipment and materials. A kit list will be published in Canvas before the course and options explained each week. The techniques shared can all be applied to other art and craft activities.

Course aim

Beginners' printmaking offers an opportunity for students to explore a range of home printing techniques and is ideal for those wishing to use printmaking in combination with other arts and crafts.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Understand and use a range of techniques for home printmaking.
  • Make a set of prints that reflects a growing awareness of the themes and techniques that inspire me.
  • Troubleshoot any print issues so that consistent results are achieved.
  • Make a small edition of consistent prints.
  • Annotate my work so that I can explain the processes I have used and the themes I have developed.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need a kit of printmaking materials - a basic kit will be published in Canvas and can be added to as the course progresses.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Beginners Printmaking


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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