Introduction to Print Six Week Tuesday Morning Course
|Location||Leicester Print Workshop|
|Date & Time||Tuesday 25th February - Tuesday 31st March
11am - 2pm
Coronavirus Update: This course will be continuing as scheduled, pending an update from the UK government. [as of 17th March]
"Great venue, lots of materials, really enjoyed the course. Enjoyed the shop also - very tempting to buy too much! Thank you to Sumiko, very patient and helpful." October 2019
New to print? Want to get back into making work? Have you done a course or taster and want to find out more?
Introduction to Print is a fantastic way to explore a variety of printmaking techniques and get a good idea of what suits you.
You will work with drypoint, monoprint, linocut, hard ground etching and mono screenprinting techniques.
There is plenty of time for learning, development and experimentation for beginners, those who wish to refresh their understanding or just simply for those who want an enjoyable challenge.
This 6 week course will be structured as follows:
Week 1: Drypoint (6 x 4” or A6 size plate)
Week 2: Monoprint – press and non-press methods (7 x 5” or A5 size plate)
Week 3: Linocut (6 x 4” or A6 size block)
Week 4: Hard Ground Etching (4 x 3” or A7 size plate)
Week 5: Mono Screenprinting (A4 image)
Week 6: Opportunity to revisit previous techniques.
About the Tutor
Sumiko Eadon is an artist based in Leicestershire. She studied Fine Art at Loughborough University as a mature student. Since her graduation in 2013, she has developed her portfolio through residencies and has exhibited regionally and beyond. This includes AA2A at the University of Derby, LPW’s ‘Our Big Move’ residency, Surface Gallery graduate residency, Nottingham Castle Open, Flourish Award exhibition, the National Original Print Exhibition, London and a solo exhibition at New Art Exchange, Nottingham. She works as a freelance printmaking tutor and has worked for LPW, West Yorkshire Print Workshop, LU Arts and The New Art Gallery Walsall.
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.