Courses in Dundee

If you would like to have a go at print­mak­ing but aren’t sure what to try, the Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning taster cours­es over the next few months. For more infor­ma­tion and how to book, see their web­site.

Letterpress workshop in Dundee

Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning a Fes­tive Let­ter­press work­shop on Sat­ur­day 9 Decem­ber 2017. Learn the basics of let­ter­press print­ing using authen­tic peri­od press­es and type with John Eas­son of the Quar­to Press, and make your own sea­son­al greet­ing card.

Print City, Dundee

Print City, a project by Print Fes­ti­val Scot­land will be host­ed by Dundee Design Fes­ti­val 2017. West Ward Works will once again be the home to the cel­e­bra­tion of design from May 24 to 29 2017. For more details see the Print City web­site.

New use for Dundee print works

Accord­ing to the Scots­man, the plan­ning process is under­way to trans­form D C Thom­son’s for­mer print works build­ing in Dundee’s Guthrie Street into a new hub for the cre­ative indus­tries. The inau­gur­al Dundee Design Fes­ti­val took place there last year. The long-term aim is to pro­vide a new home for exhi­bi­tions and per­for­mance, as well […]

Dundee printing works to be used for design festival

The for­mer print­ing works in Guthrie Street, Dundee, where DC Thom­son pro­duced Oor Wul­lie and The Broons. annu­als, is to be the venue for the first Dundee Design Fes­ti­val. The Fes­ti­val will take place over four days in May this year in the for­mer print­works, which was last used in 2010. The You can read […]

Dundee Printers in World War I

The Nation­al Library of Scot­land has added a num­ber of World War I ‘rolls of hon­our’ to their dig­i­tal gallery. Among them is the Roll of hon­our of Cax­ton House Print­ing Office, Dundee, pub­lished in 1920. The book includes details of the print­ing career and war expe­ri­ences of employ­ees, and in some cas­es there are also […]

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 […]

Exhibition in Dundee

An exhi­bi­tion in the Coop­er Gallery at Dun­can of Jor­dan­stone Col­lege of Art and Design, Dundee, will show­case the crit­i­cal­ly cel­e­brat­ed artists’ books pro­duced to date by Knife Edge Press, the cre­ative part­ner­ship of writer Mel Good­ing and artist Bruce McLean. Along­side the artists’ books the exhi­bi­tion will also present for the first time, prints, […]

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