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Printmaking with Photography Weekend


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th October
10.00am - 4.00pm.
Tutor  Emma Gardner


Using photographic images as a starting point this busy weekend will see you learning photoplate lithography and photo silkscreen.  A great course to take photos into print.

About the Tutor

Emma Gardner is an artist and printmaker. She joined LPW as a member and volunteer after graduating in 2012 with a Degree in Fine Art from De Montfort University. In 2014 she became a studio volunteer, regularly assisting the studio team with the day to day running of the workshop. She was awarded a LPW Artist Residency in 2015. Although her work employs mostly photographic printmaking processes, she enjoys teaching a range of printmaking processes.

 Alongside her practice she works as a part-time Programming Officer and Gallery Assistant at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park in Warwickshire.


Course structure

Saturday - Photoplate lithography


  • Welcome and induction to Leicester Print Workshop
  • Induction into photoplate lithography
  • Prepare images
  • Expose images onto plate


  • How to print the plate
  • Print plates. Experiment and explore colour
  • Clean up and evaluation

Sunday – Photo screenprinting  


  • Induction into photographic screenprinting
  • Coat screens
  • Prepare images. How to use a photo in screen printing.
  • Expose images onto screens


  • How to mix inks
  • How to print
  • Print, experiment and explore.
  • Clean up and evaluation