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Spend a day learning all about the art of print making working with dry point and collagraph printing techniques.

What will you learn on this course?

In this one-day course young people will learn how to create successful dry point and collagraph prints. The course combines drawing skills with creative printmaking techniques.

Dry point is an intaglio process, where a drawing is scratched into a printing surface with a pointed tool, the print then reveals the beauty of the drawing. In contrast, collagraph printing is a relief printing process, where you attach materials such as carboard, plant materials or even found objects on to a surface which is then printed on to paper using a printing press.

The course tutor will explain and demonstrate the techniques and assists individuals with the development of their ideas, and help them create their final pieces of beautiful printed art work.

By the end of the course each person will have a series of drawings, intaglio and collagraph prints to take home.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for children aged 12 to 17 years. It is open to all ability levels and young people don’t need any previous experience. Parents are not expected to accompany young people on these courses. All our staff are DBS checked.

The course is accessible for young people with disabilities who can participate in practical art and craft activities. We provide a learning support worker and a parent or carer may assist their child if required but carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to.

Do you need to bring anything?

All course materials and equipment are provided.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs for this course.

Who is this course is taught by? 

Benny Semp 

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