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Intuitive Drawing


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 18th August
10.00am - 4.00pm.
Tutor  James Steventon

Discover and expand the language of mark making through a sensory drawing-based workshop.

Participants will generate their own abstract vocabulary of symbols free from association through a series of perceptual exercises moving between serendipity, intuition, intention and memory.

These will be resolved as print-based impressions, improvisations and compositions using a combination of Monoprint and Etching.

About the Tutor

James Steventon takes artistic and conceptual practice as the origin for a wide range of rich educational activity, informed by his own independent artistic practice, which draws on corporeal physicality and new technology.

Previously, James worked in arts education for clients including The National Centre for Craft & Design, The Fishmarket Gallery, Northants County Council, Corby Borough Council and the National Association of Gifted Children, covering a period of 20 years.

James’ skills include delivery and management of education programmes; fundraising; evaluation; young people’s consultancy; desktop publishing; video editing; computational coding; critical writing; and running.

James has lectured at London Metropolitan University for over 10 years, as well as at other universities across the country. James is also currently Engage’s national Special Interest Representative for Digital Programmes.

Course Structure

  • Introduction

  • Discussion about drawing and ways to express mark making

  • Exploration of monoprint techniques using sensory exercises

  • Drawing onto a prepared metal surface

  • Etching the plate

  • Printing the plate onto paper

  • If time – using chine-collé to alter and adapt the drawings


Early Bird: Bookings made within one month of the Course Programme going live are eligible for a 5% discount for this course.

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. 


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