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Gelli Printing Taster for Young Printmakers 6+


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 28th September
10.00am - 1.00pm.
Tutor  Ceridwen Williams

A workshop that is perfect for learning about accessible, economical printmaking. "Gelli" plates are tactile, durable and perfect for using with acrylic paint.

The technique encourages a fun, exploratory and expressive attitude to making images, producing beautiful, colourful unique work. Suitable for ages 6+

Course Structure

  • Introduction to the course

  • Examples of the technique and discussion of themes
  • Demonstration showing the various techniques that can be used in Gelli Printing
  • Experiment with the different colours and found materials to create a variety of individual Gelli Prints
  • Clean down and evaluation

About the Tutor

Ceridwen Williams is an artist and printmaker based in Warwickshire. She trained at Bradford College of Art focusing on Community Projects / Film Studies. She trained as an Occupational Therapist and worked for many years in Community Medicine.

Ceridwen has experimented with a variety of printmaking techniques in addition to drawing, pastel and pencil crayons. She specifically enjoys mark making using a variety of approaches from etching to using up old tubes of paint for Gelli printing.

She finds printmaking to be a wonderful way to produce independent artwork that is fun and easy to clean without using chemicals.


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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