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Printmaking – An Introduction to Printmaking – Autumn Term


This course is a fun and hands-on introduction to printmaking methods suitable for beginners and those with some experience. You will explore three main printmaking methods, as follows: Mono Printing, explore the technique in direct printing, inking, reduction and addition methods and monotype by using objects. Dry point, development ideas, making a plate, exploring inking methods both intaglio and relief and combine with Chine Colle. Collagraph, exploring making a plate with multi materials, monochrome and colour inking technique, preparing paper and experimenting with printing by hand and using presses.

This course will also provide the opportunity to explore various intaglio and relief inking techniques as well as how to make different plates.

By the end of the course you will be able to produce a series of prints using a range of printmaking methods.

Tutor: Peon Boyle. This course runs on a Thursday evening 1830-2100


Suitable for all abilities

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Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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