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Introduction to Collagraph


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 12th October
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Sally Stephens

Collagraph is an exciting and experimental technique. You will learn how to construct a printing plate by attaching layers of textured papers, card and other materials to a card base to create a rich and varied printing surface.

Learn to create a wide variety of textures and tones in this interesting mix of relief and intaglio printmaking.

Course structure

  • Introduction to the day and demonstration of materials and techniques used to construct the plate
  • Plate construction
  • Varnish plates


  • Demo of printing
  • Afternoon spent printing, demo of colour printing
  • Tidy up, look at work, evaluations

About the Tutor

Sally Stephens is an artist educator based in Northamptonshire. She makes prints using etching, drypoint and monoprinting. She studied printmaking at Central St Martins School of Art and completed an MA at Northampton University in 2002. Sally has worked as a freelance workshop provider for over 14 years, working in a variety of settings including schools and projects involving community groups.


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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. 


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