Art Academy Print

Art Academy Print: Weekend Courses

Printmaking Taster

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1602PR01
Tutor: Victoria Browne
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 18th & 19th February 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners
Fee: £150

This popular course is ideal for beginners, repeat attendees or visitors to London, offering an in­depth introduction to printmaking. You will develop two print editions in one weekend. Working in both relief and intaglio, you will create a series of multi­coloured reduction relief prints on linoleum with Japanese woodcut tools and a second series of hard­ground black and white line etchings on zinc using a saline sulphate mordant. This course will be tutored one­to­one by artist Victoria Browne. Victoria is an Associate Professor of ​Printmaking and Drawing, at Kunsthøgskolen, Oslo and​founder of Kaleid Editions.
There is a maximum of ten students per course guided by one to one tutoring from Victoria Browne, with ten years printmaking experience. The printmaking taster weekend can be followed up by evening or weekend courses specialising in either relief or etching. Open Access runs on Thursday evening and Saturday during the day, giving you the opportunity to further develop your printmaking skills.

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Printmaking Masterclass – Collagraph

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1602PR86
Tutor: Katherine Jones
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 4th & 5th March 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners/Intermediate
Fee: £160

This course is suitable for relative beginners but will also benefit those who have attended previous collagraph courses. ​Collagraph relies on colour, collage and texture to build up plates that can be printed in intaglio or relief and processed as a multi­plate print. Guided by one­to­one tutoring from Katherine Jones, a renowned British printmaker, you will expand your knowledge to realise a truly accessible and exciting new way of printmaking.
The Art Academy’s printmaking studio is a low‐toxic environment with dedicated facilities for professional hands­on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaker artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There is a maximum of eight to ten students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

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Linocut Illustration Masterclass – Colour

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1602PR85
Tutor: Nick Morley
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 18th & 19th March 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners/Intermediate
Fee: £160

This course is suitable for beginners or those with printmaking experience. Nick Morley aka “Linocut boy” specialises in hand carved linocuts. Students will learn to use professional swiss tools and apply different printing techniques to create a range of effects. Nick will lead the group through the planning, carving and printing stages of multiplate printing.
The studio is a low­toxic environment with dedicated printmaking facilities for professional hands­on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaking artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There are a maximum of eight students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

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Etching Weekend

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1602PR83
Tutor: Victoria Browne
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 25th & 26th March 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners
Fee: £150

This course is ideal for beginners, regular attendees or visitors to London. The course offers an in­depth introduction to etching and you will learn to combine a hard ground line with a tonal aquatint. Working on a zinc plate in a mordant of saline sulphate you will achieve a series of black and white etchings by the end of the weekend. Materials are covered by the course fees including professional oil based inks and Italian archival paper.
There is a maximum of ten students per course guided by one to one tutoring from Victoria Browne, with ten years printmaking experience. The printmaking taster weekend can be followed up by evening or weekend courses specialising in either relief or etching. Open Access runs on Thursday evening and Saturday during the day, giving you the opportunity to further develop your printmaking skills.

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Printmaking Masterclass: Multiblock Woodcut

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1603PR070
Tutor: Theodore Ereira-Guyer
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 8th & 9th April 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners
Fee: £160

This course is suitable for beginners and those with some printmaking experience. This two day course focuses on the European tradition of chiaroscuro, working with professional carving tools and oil-based inks to create and combine multiple coloured blocks in register onto archival quality paper. The course will be guided by one-to-one tuition from Theodore Ereira-Guyer RCA.
The Art Academy’s printmaking studio is a low-toxic environment with dedicated facilities for professional hands-on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaker artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There is a maximum of eight to ten students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

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Lino Etching Masterclass

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1603PR14
Tutor: Steve Edwards
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 6th & 7th May 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners
Fee: £160

This course is ideal for attendees keen to further develop their relief printmaking skills. It teaches a more gestural approach to lino, combining the classical skill of carving a lino block with a contemporary approach to etching its surface with caustic soda. Bringing together painterly textures and graphic forms in a colourful multi-block print. The weekend course is a unique opportunity for a maximum of eight attendees, guided by one to one tutoring from Steve Edwards, a renowned British Printmaker. We advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.
The Art Academy’s printmaking studio is a low-toxic environment with dedicated facilities for professional hands-on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaker artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There is a maximum of eight to ten students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

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Printmaking Taster

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1603PR01
Tutor: Victoria Browne
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 27th & 28th May 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners
Fee: £150

This popular course is ideal for beginners, repeat attendees or visitors to London, offering an in­depth introduction to printmaking. You will develop two print editions in one weekend. Working in both relief and intaglio, you will create a series of multi­coloured reduction relief prints on linoleum with Japanese woodcut tools and a second series of hard­ground black and white line etchings on zinc using a saline sulphate mordant. This course will be tutored one­to­one by artist Victoria Browne. Victoria is an Associate Professor of ​Printmaking and Drawing, at Kunsthøgskolen, Oslo and​founder of Kaleid Editions.
There is a maximum of ten students per course guided by one to one tutoring from Victoria Browne, with ten years printmaking experience. The printmaking taster weekend can be followed up by evening or weekend courses specialising in either relief or etching. Open Access runs on Thursday evening and Saturday during the day, giving you the opportunity to further develop your printmaking skills.

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Woodcut & Linoleum Relief Weekend

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1603PR04
Tutor: Victoria Browne
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, 17th & 18th June 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: Beginners
Fee: £150

This specialist course is ideal for beginners, repeat attendees or visitors to London. Working with two different relief techniques, you will produce both a reduction linocut and multi­block woodcut. Attendees will learn to carve with Japanese woodcut tools, mix oil­based inks and print in register onto archival paper. The course will be guided by one­to­one tuition from Victoria Browne, the Associate Professor of Printmaking and Drawing, Kunsthøgskolen, Oslo and founder of Kaleid Editions. Open Access runs on Thursday evening and Saturday during the day, giving you the opportunity to further develop your printmaking skills. There is a maximum of ten students per course guided by one to one tutoring from Victoria Browne, with ten years printmaking experience.
The Art Academy’s printmaking studio is a low‐toxic environment with dedicated facilities for professional hands­on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaker artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There is a maximum of eight to ten students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

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Printmaking Masterclass – Collagraph

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1604PR82
Tutor: Katherine Jones
Dates: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11th – 13th August 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £240

This course is suitable for relative beginners but will also benefit those who have attended previous collagraph courses. Collagraph relies on texture to build up plates that can be printed both in intaglio or relief and as a multi-plate print. Guided by Katherine Jones, a renowned British printmaker, you will expand your knowledge to realise a truly accessible and exciting new way of printmaking.

The Art Academy’s printmaking studio is a low-toxic environment with dedicated facilities for professional hands-on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaker artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There is a maximum of eight to ten students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

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Experimental Etching

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1604PR99
Tutor: Sue Corke
Dates: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 18th – 20th August 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £225

Explore a novel more painterly side of etching. Students will depart from tradition to develop a series of different metal plates etched in contemporary mordants such as ferric chloride and saline sulphate by experimenting with the alchemy of the intaglio process; brushing, splashing, dripping, blowing and smudging to produce fascinating and unique prints. Attendees will be introduced to a variety of novel techniques including a permeable soap ground and a painterly aquatint based on photocopier toner. The course will be guided by one-to-one tuition from Sue Corke, Head of Printmaking at the Art Academy. Along time ago she served an apprenticeship in etching and lithography with Edinburgh Printmakers and she has since worked in a number of other notable British and European institutions.

The Art Academy’s printmaking studio is a low-toxic environment with dedicated facilities for professional hands-on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaker artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There is a maximum of eight to ten students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

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Linocut Illustration in Colour

LINOLEUM_ETCHING_MASTERCLASSCourse Code: WC1604PR09
Tutor: Nick Morley
Dates: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 1st – 3rd September 2017
Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Experience Level: All Levels
Fee: £240

This course is suitable for beginners or those with printmaking experience. Nick Morley (aka “Linocut boy”) specialises in hand carved linocuts. Students will learn to use professional swiss tools and apply different printing techniques to create a range of effects. Nick will lead the group through the planning, carving and printing stages of multiplate printing. The studio is a low-toxic environment with dedicated printmaking facilities for professional hands-on learning. Students benefit from the diversity of attendees, taught by internationally renowned printmaking artists at a central location, offering a unique educational experience in London. There are a maximum of eight students per course, materials are included and we advise that you book early to avoid disappointment.

Nick Morley is an artist and illustrator based in Margate. His prints have been exhibited worldwide and have been featured on the BBC and in the Guardian and Telegraph magazines. Nick’s linocut illustrations have appeared on book and magazine covers. His clients include Penguin, Faber & Faber and ICON magazine. As well as making prints, Nick runs Hello Print Studio in Margate, writes a blog and is writing a linocut handbook for artists and designers.

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