Evening Classes

Relief Printing Evening

Full Price: £180 / £145 concession

Explore ways of creating striking images with this simple yet powerful print medium process. Cutting images into wood or linoleum and inking up with colour can produce bold dramatic effects. This course will explore the diverse range of ways which artists use this direct process, looking at the practicalities of reduction printing and multiple block printing. (No previous experience required)

Select a date:

  • 11 September - 16 October 2018

Time: 6 Tuesday evenings 6 - 9pm

Class size: 6

Materials: Included

Tutor: Anupa Gardner

Course Level: 1 star, entry level


To book a place on one of our courses, payment must be made in full. We recommend booking online to guarantee a place.

If you have an enquiry please email your enquiry here please phone 0131 557 2479 to pay by card or in person at Edinburgh Printmakers, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm.

More about the course

This course is very hands-on, very practical and fun. You will be trying out various materials to cut from and explore the benefits of using different types so paper for printing. Your images can be hand drawn, copied from digital file,  or photographic.
The image size will be up to a maximum of A4.

Outline

  • Introduction to the various materials to print from
  • Learning what the tools do
  • Transferring images to block
  • Understanding the reduction print method
  • Mixing up inks – playing with the transparency and opacity of the inks
  • Printing and registration on paper
  • Using the press safely
  • How to use the workshop independently