Introduction to Printmaking

When and Where

Dates
21 Sep 2020 - 30 Nov 2020 (35 hours, 10 weeks)
Days and times
Monday 14:00 - 17:30
Location
Chelsea Centre

Cost

Full fee
£315 Staged Payments may be available
Concession fee
Concession Fee discount not applicable
Senior fee now part of Concession fee

Quick Facts

Availability
Yes
Tutor
Daniela Rizzi
Course code
20TLE00501

What you will learn

This course combines structured teaching, informal workshop time and is designed as part of a year’s programme but can also be taken individually.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such as Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching.
  • In Term 1 (Autumn) covering aspects of Drypoint, Collagraph, Linocut and Monoprint In Term 2 (Spring) we focus on Photo Etching. In Term 3 (Summer) we focus on Traditional Etching.

Class format and activities

You will learn to work in the light and well-equipped studio with specialist facilities, and develop ideas and imagery into a portfolio of creative prints.

Each printmaking technique is taught by demonstration, one-to-one, feedback and group tutorials, encouraging each student’s personal strengths and interests.

Final prints can be submitted for our Exhibition in July when we enjoy a lively Private View to celebrate the work created during the year on all our courses.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

These classes are aimed at beginners, those who wish to re-fresh their printmaking skills and those who have a basic arts experience in any other visual arts discipline.

What you need to know before you enrol

The Printmaking Studio is at the Morley Chelsea Centre, Hortensia Road SW10 in the Carlyle building, room CG05 on the ground floor.

What you will need for your class

You need to bring: a sketchbook and some art equipment such as pencils, eraser, a range of brushes, Stanley knife, scissors and apron. There is a studio fee of £16.50 payable each term to the tutor which covers basic materials, except paper and plates which you pay extra for as you use them. All materials are available to buy in the studio.

If you have further questions about the course, the tutor Daniela Rizzi can be contacted at: daniela.rizzi@morleycollege.ac.uk

What you can do next

These courses give an opportunity to build a portfolio of prints to assist progression to our advanced printmaking course or other art courses such as foundation or degree.