Printmaking – TRY A NEW CRAFT! Thu 2 Feb, 18:45-21:00
This course is an introduction to the art of printmaking. You will gain an understanding of the practical aspect of the subject through exploration of 3 or 4 different printmaking techniques and learn something of the historical and contextual influences to improve your design skills.
Course Content - What will I learn?
You will start by learning the relationship between the plate and the printed surface and how to use the equipment and materials. Health and safety will be covered in the first lesson. You will start by experimenting with different types of monoprints then progress to a one lino print and finally dry point. You will learn how to mount and present your prints. At the end of the course you will have a portfolio of prints to take away with you.
Am I right for the course?
This course is for all learners 19 years old or over, an interest in art and design is preferable.
There are no entry requirements
Learner feedback and observation of your ability to handle tools and materials associated with the various printmaking techniques. Regular group and individual critiques. There is no formal assessment.
Materials and equipment to be provided by the learners: pencils,scissors, glue stick, ruler and optional sketchbook with ideas/drawings.
An experienced, qualified art teacher.
You can progress on to the Printmaking Workshop and/or a 1 day Advanced Monoprint course.
16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.
For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.
Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.
All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.
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