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All our courses are designed to teach you all the skills needed to join as a member afterwards and continue to practice your technique of choice.

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LEARN HOW - COURSES FOR ADULTS
We provide expert and fun training in screenprinting (on paper and textiles), traditional and photographic etching, relief, photo lithography and letterpress. With options to suit a variety of lifestyles and budgets we've got something for everyone. All our introductory courses provide sufficient tuition to enable you to join as an open access member afterwards.

INTERNATIONAL COURSES
We have tailored short intensive courses for visitors from overseas - to date we've welcomed students from throughout UK and Ireland but also as far apart as Holland, Italy, Nigeria and US. If you are part of a university, college, another print studio or an enthusiastic group of fellow printmakers looking to engage the expertise at our studio, we can provide! We are happy to advise on accommodation and other practicalities. Please drop us an email.

SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS
All courses listed here are for 16+ but we also offer workshops for schools and teachers - senior schools students can come and learn about drypoint and monotype and 1 colour screenprinting on a one-day course. We can also deliver workshops at your school for students of a varying age-range. We are keen to develop opportunities for teachers to attend in-set days at the studio as part of CPD to take back to the classroom environment and as part of their own artistic practice.


Nov 14 - Jan 15Feb 15 - Apr 15May 15 - Jul 15Aug 15 - Oct 15

November 2014

Course:Textile screenprinting weekend
Dates:29th to 30th November, 10 am - 5 pm
Location:Thames Barrier Print Studio
Cost (Standard):£180
Cost (Concession):£165
This weekend course provides an introduction to screen-printing on textiles; printing your own designs on a range of fabrics of your choice using simple paper cut stencils through to photographic imaged stencils to produce a basic repeat.

You will have to bring specialist fabrics (cotton, silk, wool or synthetics) needed for your work – we can advise you beforehand. This course is suitable for both beginners and those who have previous screen-printing knowledge and want to brush up on their skills.

​Materials and lunch included in this course fee.

Tutor: Brian Whitewick
 

December 2014

Course:Screenprint One-Day intensive
Dates:8th December, 10 am - 5 pm
 15th December, 10 am - 5 pm
Location:Thames Barrier Print Studio
Cost (Standard):£180
Cost (Concession):£250 for 2 people
This course is perfect if you would like dedicated tailored tuition in screenprinting - and learn it all in one day! Ideal also if you have past experience and want to refresh your skills. Covering all the basics and using your own imagery (photographs, drawings, jpgs) you will come away from the course confident to work away in screenprint thereafter.

You can book a single place online.
If you want to take advantage of the +1 for £250 please call or email the studio. Fee includes all materials and lunch.

 

January 2015

Course:Etching 2-Saturday course
Dates:10th to 17th January, 10 am - 5 pm
Location:Thames Barrier Print Studio
Cost (Standard):£175
Cost (Concession):£160
2 full days on Saturdays 10 and 17 January 2015. This intensive course offers an introduction to the basic techniques of etching. Beginners are very welcome and also those wanting to refresh their skills in the everyday procedures of an etching studio. The course includes plate preparation, laying hard and soft grounds, laying an aquatint, etching a plate, inking a plate, paper preparation and printing, and you take home a small edition.

You’ll be working from your own artwork/ideas so bring some images (either original drawings, photocopies, photographs) to use as source material. Your print size will be approximately A5.

Course fee includes all materials and lunch

Tutor: Nick Richards
 
Course:Screenprint One-Day intensive
Dates:12th January, 10 am - 5 pm
 26th January, 10 am - 5 pm
Location:Thames Barrier Print Studio
Cost (Standard):£180
Cost (Concession):£250 for 2 people
This course is perfect if you would like dedicated tailored tuition in screenprinting - and learn it all in one day! Ideal also if you have past experience and want to refresh your skills. Covering all the basics and using your own imagery (photographs, drawings, jpgs) you will come away from the course confident to work away in screenprint thereafter.

You can book a single place online.
If you want to take advantage of the +1 for £250 please call or email the studio. Fee includes all materials and lunch.

Tutor: Barton Hargreaves

THIS COURSE IS FULL - MORE IN OCT AND NOV
 

Still not sure which course is the one for you? Check out our ABOUT | TECHNIQUES for more info. Or give us a call.

Course fees include materials and a complimentary lunch on day courses, and you can purchase vouchers for friends, family, colleagues as fantastic gifts.

Bookings can be made online or you can can pay by card on 0208 316 5522 and we can email a receipt and course outline. Cancellations must be more than 14 days before the date of your course to receive a full refund. 

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