Relief printmaking course at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning cours­es on relief print-mak­ing from 10 Novem­ber, tak­ing place over a series of six weeks. For more details and infor­ma­tion on how to book, see the EP website.

February course at St Brides

St Bride’s Foun­da­tion are run­ning a one day cours­es on using an Adana plat­en press, includ­ing hand type­set­ting and print­ing, as well as prac­ti­cal points regard­ing main­te­nance of the press, work­shop man­age­ment and what to look out for when pur­chas­ing equip­ment. It is run­ning on 23 Feb­ru­ary. More details of the course and how to […]

Residential letterpress and bookbinding courses

The Grange, near Ellesmere in Shrop­shire, offers a range of res­i­den­tial cours­es that fol­low the cre­ation of a tra­di­tion­al book right through from print­ing to fin­ished illus­trat­ed book — let­ter­press print­ing cours­es, book­bind­ing cours­es, and paper mar­bling cours­es. For details of the cours­es run­ning in 2020, and how to book, see their website.

Printmaking guides and manuals

For those who missed the chance to book onto one of their cours­es, or who are based to far away, Glas­gow Print Stu­dio have made some guides and man­u­als for print­mak­ing tech­niques avail­able on their web­site. The guides cov­er etch­ing and relief print­ing tech­niques among oth­ers. You can also find out more about cours­es at […]

Where is printing being taught

The Nation­al Print­ing Her­itage Trust is attempt­ing to answer the ques­tions ‘Where is print­ing being taught?’ and ‘In what man­ner is print­ing being taught (as a hob­by, a pro­fes­sion, an art or a craft)? Email Paul Nash, edi­tor of Print­ing His­to­ry News, with any infor­ma­tion. paul@strawberry.co.uk

Block type workshop in Edinburgh

On 12 April Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning work­shops on how to use wood­en block type and cre­ate posters. ‘Block it up, roll it up, print it up. Love­ly!‘For more details see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers website.