Art, Design and Fashion

Printmaking Essentials Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course is hoping to run again from September. It will run for 8 weeks in the evening, day to be confirmed. If you are interested in this course please apply for more information.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements just an enthusiasm for Art and Design.

You will achieve

There is no qualification for this course.

Course overview

Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing. This course is aimed at those who are interested in printing whether they want to start with the basics or to increase their confidence and develop their knowledge. This s an opportunity to gain confidence and build printmaking skills as part of a small group in a technician led series of sessions.

Course content

Over the 10 week period you will be shown a variety of techniques and introduced to methods of printing including:

  •  Mono-printing
  •  Relief printing
  •  Woodcut
  •  Simple etching
  •  Drypoint

The more experienced can make use of the facilities to explore more advanced techniques such as:

  •  Reduction printing
  •  Aquatinting
  •  Photo etching

You can take the opportunity to develop your printmaking skills using our traditional printing equipment. You will use oil and water based inks and the course fee covers all materials.

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

After this course students can develop their skills in more advanced classes or explore our range of full cost evening courses and access provision.

How much does the course cost?

Course Fees: £150 Full Fee Payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Printmaking Essentials Part-time

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