Letterpress workshops at Robert Smail’s

Spend the day with expert staff at Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works for a one-day work­shop in Scot­land’s old­est con­tin­u­al­ly oper­a­tional let­ter­press print­ers. Cre­ate let­ter­press art­work, poster, post­card, or greet­ings card up to A3 size. For all lev­els of abil­i­ty from the age of 14 up. For more details, and how to book see event website.

Printing workshop at Glasgow Press

Join Glas­gow Press on 10 Feb­ru­ary for a let­ter­press work­shop, where you can cre­ate a poster using their antique Columbian and Van­der­cook print­ing press­es. For more details and how to book vis­it the What’s on Glas­gow site.

Adana printing courses at St Brides

St Bride’s Foun­da­tion are run­ning their one day cours­es on using an Adana plat­en press, includ­ing hand type­set­ting and print­ing, as well as prac­ti­cal points regard­ing main­te­nance of the press, work­shop man­age­ment and what to look out for when pur­chas­ing equip­ment. They are run­ning on 12 & 26 Jan­u­ary, and 23 Feb­ru­ary. More details of […]

Printing workshops at St Bride’s

If you are in Lon­don, you can try out new print­ing and relat­ed skills. St Bride’s are run­ning cours­es on hand com­po­si­tion, wood engrav­ing, and how to ‘Rebind a paper­back’. For more details of dates and how to book see the St Bride’s website.

Courses in Glasgow 2018

The Glas­gow Print Stu­dio will be run­ning a range of cours­es on print­mak­ing tech­niques, such as etch­ing, mez­zotint and wood­cut tech­niques in 2018. Full details and how to book on their website.

Papermaking workshop in Dumfries

There are places still avail­able on the intro­duc­to­ry paper­mak­ing work­shop (for adults) at Grace­field Arts Cen­tre in Dum­fries on Sat­ur­day 17 Feb­ru­ary 2018. There is more infor­ma­tion in the brochure: cost £75/£65 con­ces­sions, includ­ing all mate­ri­als & teas/coffees. To book please call 01387 262084.

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.

Wood engraving course in Dundee

Dundee Con­tem­po­rary Arts are run­ning a four-week course on wood engrav­ing on Tues­day evenings in Novem­ber 2017. Learn how to use fine engrav­ing tools to cre­ate detailed designs on the end grain sur­face of a hard wook block. For full details see the print stu­dio’s website.

Autumn workshops in Aberdeen

There are still places left on work­shops in Novem­ber 2017 tak­ing place at Pea­cock Visu­al Arts. There’s a book­bind­ing work­shop on 11 Novem­ber, and a mono-screen­print course on 26 Novem­ber. If you would are inter­est­ed in oth­er tech­niques, such as etch­ing, dry­point, lith­o­g­ra­phy, aquatint, book­bind­ing or woodcut/relief con­tact john [at] peacockvisualarts.co.uk

Letterpress workshops at Robert Smails

Robert Smail’s Print­ing Works are run­ning let­ter­press work­shops again this autumn. Work­shop par­tic­i­pants will be able to use wood­en poster type and hand press­es to cre­ate your own let­ter­press art­works, posters and sta­tionery, with Smail’s expert staff on hand to help. Work­shops are run­ning on Sun­day 5 Novem­ber, Sat­ur­day 11 Novem­ber and Sun­day 12 November, […]