Summer Schools

Relief Printing Summer School

Full Price: £370 per week / £310 concession

A feast of relief! Introducing three vastly different approaches to relief printing: Wood engraving, reduction printing and jigsaw-printing. This course will explore how the most simple of processes can be used to produce enormously different results.

Starting with wood engraving, the finest and most intricate of relief print process, best suited to produce fine detailed black and white prints. From there, start working in colour using the reduction and jigsaw printing techniques to explore different ways of working to develop your own style.

Learn from two experienced printmakers and gain an insight into how they approach relief printing- an unmissable experience.

This Summer School course runs from Monday-Thursday and comes with optional Free untutored workshop access on the Friday to complete any printing.

This Summer School course also comes with FREE associate membership of Edinburgh Printmakers until December 2018.

Download Course Information (pdf), what to bring and booking conditions

 

Select a date:

  • 9 - 12 July 2018

Time: Monday - Thursday 10am - 5pm

Class size: 6

Materials: Included

Tutor: Angie Lewin and Anupa Gardner

Course Level: 2 star, Introduction


To book a place on one of our courses, payment must be made in full. We recommend booking online to guarantee a place.

If you have an enquiry please email your enquiry here please phone 0131 557 2479 to pay by card or in person at Edinburgh Printmakers, Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm.

More about the course

About the course:

The course will cover:

  • Wood types suitable for Wood engraving
  • Tools for wood engraving
  • Cutting techniques and methods
  • printing wood engravings by hand
  • Approaches to reduction printing
  • Tools for cutting lino, vinyl and woodblocks
  • Cutting techniques on lino blocks
  • Printing lino cuts with a roller and hydraulic press
  • Registration techniques for reduction printing and multi block printing
  • Working with jigsaw cut prints and monotype approaches to relief printing