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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Ali Yanya
  • Course Code C22FATB06B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This course is designed for those who are interested in knowing and learning the basics of conventional printmaking techniques and processes such as: monoprint, drypoint, etching and aquatint.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • You will be taught a variety of techniques including monoprint, drypoint, etching and aquatint
  • You will be able to learn and achieve the subtle and expressive qualities of print in a wider perspective


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • 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 and one-to-one feedback 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.

    Entry requirements

    These classes are aimed at beginners and intermediate level, 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 need

    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 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.

    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.