We offer a large range of printmaking courses in London at our Chelsea Centre located just off the King's Road.
We have beginners, intermediate and advanced courses. These are part-time courses running during the day and evening.
Our lecturers are highly experienced printmaking practitioners offering a unique insight into the printmaking discipline.
The techniques you learn will offer exciting ways to build on your skills and reinterpret existing artwork in print form. The unique characteristics of printmaking will open up a new world of image making and unlock your creative potential. Many of our experienced students came as beginners and many have developed a long-term commitment continuing at degree and MA level and also setting up their own studio.
Many students say printmaking is addictive once you start! So why not come and try one of our courses.
Photo-etching is a method of etching an image into a metal plate using a light-sensitive ground. The image may come from a photograph, drawing or a printout. Over two days you will be introduced to each stage of the photo-etching process. This will include how to prepare and output images for photo-etching using PhotoShop, preparing the photo-etching plate, exposing the image, and developing, etching and printing from a zinc plate. No previous knowledge of printmaking is required however a basic knowledge of Photoshop software is a benefit. There will be a studio of fee of for the two days; this will cover disposable materials such as inks, tissue and newsprint, cleaning materials etc. However you will need to buy your own zinc, emulsion and printing paper, all of which can be purchased on site.
- Campus: TBA
- Times: Times Wed 10:30 - 16:30
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