Letterpress courses at St Brides

The St Bride Foun­da­tion in Lon­don have announced a range of let­ter­press print­ing work­shops includ­ing some for com­plete begin­ners. For dates and details of how to book, see their web­site.

Etching courses in Glasgow

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are hold­ing a series of etch­ing cours­es through­out 2016. There are cours­es suit­able for begin­ners, and a course on pho­­to-etch­ing. For more details see their web­site.

Weekend courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning week­end cours­es on stone lith­o­g­ra­phy and etch­ing on the week­end of 4 and 5 June. For details of the course and how to sign up, see the What’s On sec­tion of the Edin­burgh Printmaker’s web­site.

Introduction to Woodcut: course in Glasgow

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning a course on 12–13 March 2016 on one of the old­est forms of print­mak­ing. The Intro­duc­tion to Wood­cut course is suit­able for begin­ners and those who wish to refresh their skills. For full details of times and costs, see the studio’s 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 […]

Get Creative in Dundee

You can down­load the Get Cre­ative course brochure to see what’s on at the print stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts. It gives details of cours­es run­ning up until March 2016 and there are oppor­tu­ni­ties to learn about paper­mak­ing, book­bind­ing and a range of print­ing tech­niques.

Courses at Edinburgh Printmakers this autumn

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are putting on cours­es on etch­ing, lith­o­g­ra­phy and relief print­ing this autumn. There’s a mix­ture of evening class­es, work­shops and week­end class­es. For full details see their web­site.

Letterpress workshops at Smail’s

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then are run­ning let­ter­press work­shops on Sat­ur­day 7 Novem­ber and Sun­day 8 Novem­ber 2015. Ink, type and imag­i­na­tion are all that’s required! Spaces are lim­it­ed, so book­ing is essen­tial. Please email smails@nts.org.uk or phone 01896 830206 for more infor­ma­tion or to book. Over 14+ only, thanks.

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

Printing courses in Edinburgh in 2015

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning a num­ber of cours­es on print­ing tech­niqus in Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary, includ­ing etch­ing and stone lith­o­g­ra­phy. For full details see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers web­site.