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Paston - Printmaking for Beginners


Course details

  • Start date: 10th September 2019
  • End date: 15th October 2019
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Day & Time: Tueday, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

About the course

From greeting cards to wallpaper, fabric design to canvas, the art of printmaking allows you to put your stamp on your creations - quite literally! Enrol on our Printmaking for Beginners course, and our fantastic tutors will show you how to create fantastic prints to personalise your home or gifts with.

This course aims to teach you the basics of printmaking and apply the skills to design your own piece of art, wallpaper or fabric print. It is also ideal for those wanting to make gift and greeting cards too.

The course will include:

  • Learning how to do mark making, mono printing, lino cut printing, to add Chine Colle to the printing block 
  • Printing on fabric. 
  • Designing a piece of wallpaper. 
  • Making gifts and greetings cards.

Please bring an apron, a scrap book or folder of A4 size (to keep pieces of work in) and your own pens/pencils. Throughout the course you will be asked to bring in various materials of your choosing but these will not be expensive.

On completion of this course you will be able to mark make, mono print and lino cut a design for printing to make either a piece of art or to print onto fabric. You will also be able to make gift and greetings cards, as well as apply Chine Colle to the printing block and produce a piece of art work.

Please note that courses may be cancelled if minimum numbers are not met. Please be aware that if you are no longer able to attend your course you will be offered an alternative date where available, however no refunds are available unless this course is cancelled by Paston College