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.

Classes for October

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers are run­ning a num­ber of cours­es on etch­ing tech­niques this autumn, includ­ing a two-day intro­duc­to­ry course which will run on 4 and 5 Octo­ber 2014 and again at the end of Novem­ber. Oth­er cours­es at the stu­dio this autumn include more etch­ing cours­es as well as ones on lith­o­graph­ic tech­niques. Full details are […]

Courses at St Brides

The St Bride Foun­da­tion runs a range of course for new and exist­ing let­ter­press print­ers. For up-to-date details see their web­site, which also includes details of their shop and oth­er events.

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 […]