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.

Bookbinding courses at DCA

Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning book­bind­ing course this spring: in April there is a two-day course ‘Book­bind­ing from Tokyo to Tim­buk­tu’ run­ning over the week­end of 12–13 April, and begin­ning on Mon­day 19 May, there is a six-week evening class where you can learn  a range of book­bind­ing tech­niques to cre­ate beau­ti­ful, pro­fes­sion­al­ly fin­ished books […]

Bookbinding Course in Dundee

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts is run­ning a six-week book­bind­ing course on Mon­day evenings (6:00–8:30pm) from 20 Jan­u­ary 2014. Try a range of book­bind­ing tech­niques to cre­ate beau­ti­ful, pro­fes­sion­al­ly fin­ished books and pam­phlets using only the sim­plest of hand-tools. You may want to cre­ate a spe­cial gift or album. Indi­vid­ual projects catered for. […]

Lithography course in Dundee

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts is run­ning a two-day course on Stone Lith­o­g­ra­phy for begin­ners on Sat­ur­day 31 Novem­ber & Sun 1 Decem­ber (two day course), from 11am-6pm each day. You will have to oppor­tu­ni­ty to try this tra­di­tion­al method of print­ing from stone, with a con­tem­po­rary twist, using a reduc­tive tech­nique that […]

November at Robert Smail’s

The staff of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then will be run­ning a prac­ti­cal “users guide” to the Adana print­ing press on Sat­ur­day 2 Novem­ber. The work­shop will cov­er all aspects of using and car­ing for an Adana press, includ­ing use­ful tips on type­set­ting and machine main­te­nance. It’s an ide­al oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn about these […]

Printing workshops at Robert Smail’s

On Sat­ur­day 2 Novem­ber, the staff of Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works in Inner­lei­then will be run­ning a prac­ti­cal “users guide” to the Adana Print­ing Press. The work­shop will cov­er all aspects of using and car­ing for an Adana press, includ­ing some use­ful type­set­ting tips and machine main­te­nance: an ide­al oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn about these great […]

Courses at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers gallery run cours­es on var­i­ous aspects of print­ing includ­ing relief print­ing and stone lith­o­g­ra­phy. Full details of their autumn pro­gramme are on their web­site.

Printing courses January 2013

Print stu­dios through­out Scot­land run­ning cours­es begin­ning over the next few weeks:Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers have an ongo­ing pro­gramme, as does the print stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts which runs cours­es that include paper­mak­ing and book­bind­ing. If you are in the Inver­ness area, the High­land Print Stu­dio also has a pro­gramme of cours­es.There is online advice on […]

Summer courses in printing

Details of Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers’ Sum­mer School 2012 are now avail­able through their web­site: http://www.edinburgh-printmakers.co.uk/index.htm As well as print­mak­ing tech­niques, Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts offer cours­es in paper­mak­ing and book­bind­ing. http://www.dca.org.uk/get-creative/course-information.html

Printing-related Short Courses

Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts, at 152 Nether­gate Dundee, are run­ning book­bind­ing cours­es in March — see their web­site for more details of this and their oth­er cours­es. Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers have cours­es on Stone Lith­o­g­ra­phy, and oth­er print­ing tech­niques, run­ning at var­i­ous times through­out the year.