Five Week Advanced Printmaking Course

16 April - 14 May 2024
10.00am to 1.00pm

Create a series of prints using a variety of techniques and enjoy access to the garden to inspire your work.

Expand your printmaking experience using a variety of techniques in this course based in the Chatsworth Garden art studio – the Old Potting Shed. This course is suitable for those who have completed the Beginner’s Printmaking course at Chatsworth or who have previous experience in printmaking.

The course will cover a variety of techniques over the sessions, including observational drawing techniques, safe use of tools, mark making, transferring your design and printing techniques.

Activities will include:

Monoprints – Drawing from pot plants grown in the service glasshouse at Chatsworth and learning how ink responds to line and pressure.

Linocut prints – Carry out observational drawing and develop these in the studio to design and prepare your linocut. Create prints on different surfaces and explore collaged grounds to print on to.

Reduction lino printing – Learn the reduction lino technique to apply multiple colours to one print. Create a registration board, design your reduction print and start to create your limited-edition prints.

Texture and shape – Experimental printing with a range of textured surfaces and shapes. Using found objects, leaves and recycled materials, create a series of exciting abstract imagery.

Collagraph printing – Using drawings to design and create a new collagraph plate for printing and / or explore your favourite print techniques and develop a series of images to complete the course.

Price includes all materials and refreshments.

This listing is supplied by one of our museum partners and is not moderated by Art Fund.

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