Courses at Dundee Contemporary Arts

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning cours­es on paper­mak­ing, etch­ing and book­bind­ing, amongst oth­ers this spring. Details of all cours­es are on their web­site.

Introduction to letterpress at DCA

On Sat­ur­day 22 Octo­ber there’s an oppor­tu­ni­ty to learn the basics of let­ter­press print­ing in a ses­sion led by John Eas­son of Quar­to Press. The event lasts from 10–6 at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts print stu­dio. Book­ing essen­tial — see their web­site for details of how to book.  

Papermaking taster session in Dundee

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are hold­ing a paper­mak­ing taster ses­sion from 12 noon on Sun­day 14 August. Make del­i­cate, colour­ful hand-made papers from pulp. Learn sim­ple tech­niques and add dec­o­ra­tive mate­ri­als to make strik­ing designs. For more details see the Print Stu­dio web­site.

Workshops and courses at DCA

Cours­es and work­shops run­ning at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts’ Print Stu­dio between April and June include tra­di­tion­al book bind­ing tech­niques, an intro­duc­tion to let­ter­press, etch­ing and paper­mak­ing, among oth­ers. Full details and how to book are on their web­site.

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.

Exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts

The Win­ter Print Exhi­bi­tion of orig­i­nal lim­it­ed edi­tion prints made in Print Stu­dio con­tin­ues dai­ly at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts until Sun­day 18 Jan­u­ary 2015. The Print Stu­dio itself is closed until Thurs­day 8 Jan­u­ary 2015. For full details of the exhi­bi­tion and for access to the print stu­dio see the Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts 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 […]

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 […]