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Introduction to Lithography Course


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May
10.00am - 3.00pm
Tutor  Serena Smith

If you are curious to know something about the mysteries of lithography and want to have some fun finding out more about this wonderful printmaking process, this is the ideal place to start.

During the weekend we will look at the original process of stone lithography and its later development photo-plate lithography. Participants will have the opportunity to print from stone and plate, and see something of the complex process that enables Jurassic limestone to reproduce hand drawn marks.

All proceeds from the course will go towards the Off-Set press.

    About the Tutor

    Serena Smith is an artist and printmaker based in Leicester.  Following study in fine art she trained as a lithographer and worked as a collaborative studio printer at the Curwen Studio; her work now includes a range of educational, technical and collaborative projects alongside her own studio practice. Serena is Studio Worker and Lithography technician at Leicester Print Workshop. Her own work is regularly exhibited both locally and further afield.

    Leicester Print Workshop 

    Leicester Print Workshop is the regional development centre for printmaking. Established by artists in 1986, we are a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England. Our RIBA award-winning building is situated in Leicester City Centre's Cultural Quarter and is home to a large, well equipped open access Printmaking Studio.

    We have over 30 years’ experience of teaching people printmaking. Our programme offers the largest number and broadest range of printmaking courses in the region, with courses suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers, delivered by practicing artists and nationally renowned tutors. Participants learn in small and friendly groups in our purpose-designed studio.


    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. 


    Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.