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Introduction to Print Six Week Tuesday Evening Course

£200.00

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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Tuesday 3rd November - Tuesday 8th December
6pm - 9pm
Tutor Sumiko Eadon 

Coronavirus Update: This course has been postponed following the government announcement of a second national lockdown [as of 4th November].

"Great venue, lots of materials, really enjoyed the course. Enjoyed the shop also - very tempting to buy too much! Thank you to Sumiko, very patient and helpful." October 2019

New to print? Want to get back into making work? Have you done a course or taster and want to find out more? 

Introduction to Print is a fantastic way to explore a variety of printmaking techniques and get a good idea of what suits you.

You will work with mono screenprinting, monoprint, drypoint, hard ground etching, linocut, an overview of wood techniques and an introduction to letterpress. This six week course also includes a week to revisit previous techniques. 

There is plenty of time for learning, development and experimentation for beginners, those who wish to refresh their understanding or just simply for those who want an enjoyable challenge. 

A fantastic way to sample the studio prior to membership. 

Course Structure

This 6 week course will be structured as follows:

Week 1: Mono (Stencil) Screen Printing 

Week 2: Monoprint

Week 3: Hard Ground Etching and Drypoint 

Week 4: Linocut, Woodblock and Wood Engraving 

Week 5: Letterpress - using wood types

Week 6: Opportunity to revisit previous techniques. 

About the Tutor

Sumiko Eadon is an artist based in Leicestershire. She studied Fine Art in Loughborough University as a mature student. Since her graduation in 2013, she has developed her portfolio through residencies and has exhibited regionally and beyond. This includes AA2A at the University of Derby, LPW’s ‘Our Big Move’ residency, Surface Gallery graduate residency, Nottingham Castle Open, Flourish Award exhibition, the National Original Print Exhibition, London and a solo exhibition at New Art Exchange, Nottingham. She works as a freelance printmaking tutor and has worked for LPW, West Yorkshire Print Workshop, LU Arts and The New Art Gallery Walsall.

Leicester Print Workshop 

Leicester Print Workshop is the regional development centre for printmaking. Established by artists in 1986, we are a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England. Our RIBA award-winning building is situated in Leicester City Centre's Cultural Quarter and is home to a large, well equipped open access Printmaking Studio.

We have over 30 years’ experience of teaching people printmaking. Our programme offers the largest number and broadest range of printmaking courses in the region, with courses suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers, delivered by practicing artists and nationally renowned tutors. Participants learn in small and friendly groups in our purpose-designed studio.

Bookings

Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 

Concessions

Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.