Derry Print Workshop Derry Print Workshop

Derry Print Workshop is a not for profit printmaking collective providing open access studio facilities for Fine Art Printmakers in Derry and the Northwest.

The workshop is open to a range of artists from beginner to professional. Those who work in printmaking and already have knowledge of workshop practice may use the facilities under supervision and will be encouraged to develop their skills towards becoming a member. If you’re new to printmaking then you will need to undergo a beginner courses in the various mediums of printmaking before being able to access the facilities.

Derry Print Workshop actively encourages people from all walks of life to get involved with the practice and art of printmaking and is committed to developing an exciting and innovative creative hub in the centre of the city.

2018 COURSES

To register for any of the courses please contact us by email to courses@derryprintworkshop.co.uk

PHOTOPOLYMER ETCHING

Tutor: Stephanie Gaumond | Weekend course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £120
Learn basic etching processes, and how to develop your ideas and images using Toyobo photopolymer photo etching plates. This is a great way to create detailed imagery from digital images and is fantastic for experimenting with various colour inking methods. Suitable for all levels.

SCREENPRINTING

Tutor: Joe Barwise | Weekend Course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £120
Learn how to develop a multi-layered screenprint using various techniques. You’ll explore how to prepare handmade and digitally made artwork into a screenprint, colour mixing and printing on fabric or paper. Suitable for all levels.

PAPERMAKING FOR PRINT

Tutor: Rebecca Strain | One Day course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £100
In this one-day course you will learn the process of papermaking with special focus on how it can be used for printmaking. You will be led through this ancient process of creating your own paper from pulp and will walk away with many sheets of handmade paper that can be used for printmaking or for your own projects. Suitable for all levels.

COPPER ETCHING

Tutor: Paul Barwise | Weekend Course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £120
In this workshop you will learn the traditional etching process, how to use the press, inking, and heath and safety in the workshop. It is ideal for someone looking for an introduction to intaglio methods or someone who has experience with etching and wants to be introduced to the etching facilities at DPW. Walk away with as many prints as you can make and a plate that can be printed again and again. Suitable for all levels.

DEVELOPING LINOCUT: BOLD POSSIBILITIES

Tutor: Matthew Braithwaite | Weekend Course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £120
This course in linoleum relief printing will cover preparing the lino, markmaking, colour registration and will touch on editioning best practice. It is suitable for beginners and those who are building on previous relief printing experience. Those who have previous experience will be challenged to try new skills, methods and edition their print.

DEVELOPING COLLAGRAPH

Tutor: Sue Morris | Weekend Course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £120
Participants will build on basic collagraph knowledge to explore various techniques of plate making and inking. Some techniques that will be covered include: texture paste and plaster, multi-sectioned plates, chine collé, and combining intaglio and relief inking methods.

ALTERNATIVE AQUATINT

Tutor: Paul Barwise | Weekend Course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £120
Learn how to add tone to your etchings with these two alternative aquatint methods. Both are safe alternatives to the traditional resin aquatint methods while producing effective and traditional results. Both processes will be outlined during this two-day course. This course is ideal for anyone who is familiar with etching or being reintroduced to the process. You’ll walk away with at least two multitonal etching plates that you can continue to edition in the future as well as the prints produced from them.

LINOCUT GREETING CARDS

Tutor: Matthew Braithwaite | Weekend Course, 10am - 4pm | Fee: £120
Start from scratch and learn how to make your own limited edition hand crafted Greeting Cards. This popular course would be perfect for Easter or making cards for Christenings and Weddings. This course in linoleum relief printing

will cover preparing the lino, markmaking, colour registration and will touch on editioning best practice. It is suitable for beginners AND those who are building on previous relief printing experience. Those who have previous experience will be challenged to try new skills, methods and edition their print. You’ll walk away with loads of dual colour linoprints as well as a plate that you can continue to edition in

the future.

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BESPOKE PRINTING SERVICES

The Derry Print Workshop offers a range of custom print services and limited edition print runs for bespoke printing projects. To find out if they would be suitable for your project get in touch with us through the form below or send us an email to info@derryprintworkshop.co.uk.

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