Printmaking Workshop : SPRING 2023

(10am-4pm / all prices include materials)

Feel free to Contact me if you would like to enquire about workshops, one to one or request access to the studio.


March

Drypoint Weekend : 11 & 12 March
Etching Taster (One Day) : Saturday 18 March
Linocut Taster (One Day) : Thursday 23 March

April

Etching Weekend : 8 & 9 April
Lift Etching (One Day): Saturday 15 April
Drypoint Taster (One Day) : Thursday 20 April
Linocut Weekend : 22 & 23 April

May

Woodcut Weekend : 6 & 7 May

Please note : I reserve the right to cancel the course at a weeks notice if there are less than three participants booked.

Russ Hill Print Room is located on a farm nestling in delightful countryside on Russ Hill, Surrey. The facilities include : Small Etching Press (25x60cm) / Polymetaal Etching Press (60x120cm) / Cast Iron Book Press / Screen Printing Bed (screen size 50x60cm) / Tabletop Screen Printing System / Rollers / Inking Station / Print Drying Racks / Etching Sink

Drypoint Taster (One Day)

Thursday 20 April

£65

This is a One-Day workshop to understand the Drypoint technique which is the simplest and most direct Intaglio printmaking technique. It lends itself to expressive drawings and mark-making.

Drypoint Weekend

11 / 12 March

£135

Over the weekend, you will learn not only the basic technique of Drypoint but also explore Drypoint with a range of colour printing processes including the Chine- collé technique, À la poupée and multi-plate printing.

Etching Taster (One Day) : Hardground with Zinc

Saturday 18 March

£75

Etching is one of the three main Intaglio printmaking techniques and hardground etching resembles a traditional pen drawing. This is a One-Day course focusing on line etching with Zinc plate.

Etching Weekend : Hardground and Aquatint with Zinc

8 / 9 April

£145

Over the weekend, you will learn not only hardground etching but how to add tones using the aquatint technique which achieves images with a wash quality rather like ink or watercolour.

One Day Workshop : Liftground Etching with Aluminium

Saturday 15 April

£75

This is a One-Day workshop to learn about Liftground Etching using aluminium plate. Liftground is a painterly form of etching that creates softer expressive images similar to watercolour or ink washes.

Linocut Taster (One Day)

Thursday 23 March

£65

Linocut Weekend

22 / 23 April

£135

Linocut is a form of relief printing that uses Linoleum (flooring material) which is carved into with curving tools. Ink is applied to the surface of the prepared block with an ink roller, so when printed on to paper, the cut-away areas remain white.

Woodcut Weekend


6 / 7 May

£135

Woodcut is another form of relief printing using wood materials (hard or soft). Ink is applied to the surface of the prepared block with an ink roller and the cut-away areas remain white.