prowling-cats angel-facade-paris facade-brighton two-farmhouses-mixed-medium-28-5-x-28-5cm-15cm Screen Print with blind embossingVenetian blinds. Silk screen print. Islington pub.


Exhibition of printmaker's work starts 7pm Woodbridge gallery, Moseley. Do feel free to come along and take a look, meet the artists.

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Birmingham Printmakers Workshops 2018

If you are interested in booking one of our courses or would like further details please contact the individual tutor/s for the course that you are interested in.

Please note: we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule courses

Non refundable deposits and additional charges for materials may apply to some courses


Winter & Spring Screen Printing on Paper

Come and enjoy a day of screen printing. Learn this colourful technique and create your own original prints. You will learn how to make a photo-stencil by coating a screen with light sensitive photo-emulsion and exposing your design onto it using an exposure unit. You will also use a vacuum screen bed and learn registration techniques to enable you to hand pull a small edition of two coloured prints on paper.

Suitable for beginners and those looking to refresh their skills.

Please note you will need a black and white image or design suitable for screen printing.  Places are limited, please book early to avoid disappointment

Saturday January 20th   10am – 4pm 

Saturday March 17th  10am – 4pm 

Non members £60 Members £50

Tutor:  Karoline Rerrie   www.karolinemadethis.blogspot.co.uk

For more information or to book a place please contact

email:  karolinemadethis@gmail.com  



Introduction to Reduction Lino Printing

Learn how to make a two or three colour reduction lino print onto paper.  This is where one piece of lino is used multiple times in one print, as the lino plate is recut after each colour  printed.  You will be working from an image or design of your own and we will also cover registration technique for lino printing.

***  Materials, tea, coffee, biscuits and cake provided **

Saturday 27th January  10am – 4pm

Saturday 10th March  10am – 4pm

Saturday 12th May   10am – 4pm

Non Members £60   Members £50

Tutor: Jacqui Dodds  Tel: 01952 240231

www. jacquidodds.blogspot.co.uk      

For more information or to book a place please contact:

email:  jacquidodds@yahoo.co.uk  or phone 07732924754



Printmaking   –   an experimental one day course.

An experimental one day course teaches you the basics of Collagraph, mono-printing and dry-point so you can then combine them all to get exciting results.

Collagraph plates are textured, rich and beautiful when inked up. We will look at the basics of making a plate, you can bring a plate with you or use the ones we have.

Mono-prints are one off prints and we will be looking at a number of ways to generate them.

Drypoint plates are primarily line drawings, can be made quickly and easily.

Participants will be shown the different methods of printing and then be encouraged to print them in different combinations to get exciting results. Suitable for complete beginners to more experienced printmakers who want to experiment with multi layered prints.

Participants should leave the course with a number of finished prints and the skills to carry on.

Saturday 14th April    10am – 4pm

Saturday 16th June   10am – 4pm

Non Members £60  Members £50

Tutor: Jain McKay  www.prettypinkpumpkin.blogspot.co.uk

For more information or to book a place please contact:

email:  pumpkin_mckay@yahoo.com or phone  07495 365108 






Creative Printmaking Course  (Monday afternoons)

A series of 6 week courses introducing fine art printmaking processes.  Covers drypoint, monoprint, relief prints from lino, optionally also solar plate etching. No previous knowledge is required, but returners with some printmaking experience are also welcome, plus students familiar with other art forms or wishing to supplement their studies. Beginners will be introduced to methods via demonstration and previous examples.  Returners will be assisted to develop their own themes.  The tutor may also be working on his own prints.

£66 for 6 classes or £15 per individual session.  Tutor:  Paul Bartlett  



Monday April 16th,   1.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Monday April 23rd,   1.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Monday April 30th,   1.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Monday May 7th,   1.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Monday May 14th,   1.00 pm – 3.30 pm

Monday May 21st,    1.00 pm – 3.30 pm


For more information about the Creative Printmaking Course or to book a place please contact Paul:

email: paulbartlettrbsa@btinternet.com