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Level E

Printmaking – Beginners Part 1

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course aims to give students a foundation introduction to many aspects of printmaking art, covering a range of traditional and contemporary techniques.

On the course, you will explore many forms of printmaking techniques. This fun and varied course covers a range of traditional and contemporary techniques including: Monoprint, Collagraph, Dry Point Etching (Intaglio), Stamping, Lino Printing (single and reduction), Paper Stencils and Photographic Silk-Screen Topics that are covered include: pattern making and printing-on to various fabrics, such as: tote bags and cushion covers. We also look at getting and using the right print materials, as well as covering various art and print moments in history and colour theory. There will be an opportunity in the last few weeks to go back over a process and develop or refine the technique further using personal project ideas.

By the end of the course, you should be able to explore this exciting subject further by having the confidence and creative abilities to work-on print projects and subjects at home or attend further lessons in the following terms. The course also can help to build a portfolio of creative pieces for furthering your artistic studies within the College.

This course starts on Thursday 26 September 2024 (18:00 – 20:30)

Please note this course does not run in the college half term or end of term breaks.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Adults over 19 with little experience or some printmaking experience and/or those with a background in art who wish to build a creative portfolio.

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