Edinburgh Printmakers open day

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers is par­tic­i­pat­ing in Scot­land’s Work­shops Week with an Open Day on Sat­ur­day 9th April from 11am-4pm. Activ­i­ties will include print­mak­ing work­shops, talks and print­mak­ing demon­stra­tions. All events and talks will be book­able in advance from Wednes­day 30 March. For more details see the Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers’ website. 

Tour the Dundee Print Studio

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts runs reg­u­lar tours on Thurs­days and Sat­ur­days. They are a per­fect pre­cur­sor to doing a course or becom­ing a reg­is­tered user — or for any­one who has always won­dered what hap­pens in the stu­dio. DCA Print Stu­dio hous­es every­thing from a Vic­to­ri­an relief press to 3D print­ers and […]

Course on woodblock printing

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts is run­ning a course on Japan­ese tech­niques of wood­block print­ing over the week­end of 27 & 28 Octo­ber 2018. For more details of the course and how to book, see the Print Stu­dio website.

Glasgow in Print exhibition

The open­ing night of the Glas­gow in Print exhi­bi­tion is on Thurs­day 2nd August, 6–8pm. The exhi­bi­tion runs fomr August 3rd — Sep­tem­ber 30th 2018. More details on the Glas­gow Print Stu­dio website.

Open day at Edinburgh Printmakers

Edin­burgh Print­mak­ers’ annu­al Open Day is on Sat­ur­day 18 Novem­ber this year. Enjoy hands-on events for all the fam­i­ly, or take part in a print­mak­ing work­shops and deomn­stra­tions and stu­dio tours. You can find out more about the Cap­i­tal Project, as the stu­dio pre­pares to re-locate to Foun­tain­bridge in 2019.

Courses in Dundee

The Print Stu­dio at Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning taster cours­es over the next cou­ple of months to help you decide which print­mak­ing tech­nique you would like to try. Full details of all cours­es and how to book are on their website.

Short courses in Edinburgh

This year the Uni­ver­si­ty of Edin­burgh are offer­ing a new range of short cours­es in a Fes­ti­val of Open Learn­ing over the sum­mer. Among the cours­es on offer is a series of ‘teatime taster’ ses­sions on print­mak­ing enti­tled ‘The proof is in the print­ing’. Full details are in the brochure which can be down­loaded from […]

Introductory courses in Glasgow

Glas­gow Print Stu­dio are run­ning intro­duc­to­ry cours­es on print­mak­ing in their stu­dio over the next few months. For details see their website.

A Life in Letterpress

Don’t miss the exhi­bi­tion at the Light­house in Glas­gow. A life in let­ter­press is a major ret­ro­spec­tive of the life and work of print­mak­er Alan Kitch­ing. Works cov­er­ing six decades are on show, along­side sketch­books, proofs and arte­facts from his stu­dio. The exhi­bi­tion runs until 5 Feb­ru­ary 2017 — there are more details on the […]

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 […]