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Introduction to Print Making

£125.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria
Course Level


Start Date

Wed 11 Jan 2023


10 Weeks

£125.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria

Course content

  • To Learn and develop printmaking skills
  • Learn and develop the skills involved in monoprinting,relief and intaglio printing
  • Explore your own ideas and learn how to create a print from initial sketches to the final image.
  • Increase your use of sketchbooks for exploring ideas.
  • Gain some knowledge of the history of printmaking.


This is an exciting course which will enable you to gain experience of and explore different printmaking techniques. This will include Monoprinting and Relief printmaking, including – Lino cuts, foam block, collography and wood cut. You will get the chance to produce your own individual prints in a fun and supportive environment. You will need to supply the tools to start off, this would be about £20 and would include cutting tools, roller, and basic inks and a printing plate.

Course content:

You will be introduced to the printmaking processes, including mono print, relief and intaglio printing.

You will get a chance to develop existing printmaking skills through personal projects and exploration of you own printmaking practice.

We will look at the ways to develop sketches and initial ideas into finished prints.

We will also explore projects such as limited print runs and producing prints to a narrative.


  • Beginner or intermediate

What do I need to do this course?

Basic relief printmaking tools. Printing inks. Paper.

A starter kit for relief printmaking is ideal to start and can be found in art shops, such as Cass Arts and Clarkes Stationers

Teaching Methods

  • Demonstration by tutor

  • Exploration of the work of Printmakers past and present.

  • Practical sessions

  • How is your progress checked?

    Practical work

  • 1 to 1 tuition/feedback

  • Peer group feedback

£125.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria

Course details

  • Tutor: Margaret James
  • Time: 1900 - 2100
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: AAL
  • Full fee: £125
  • Concessionary fee: £20