The Complete Home Printmaker – 10 week ONLINE course with Ruth Ander


Tues 24 Sept –  3 Dec 2024
*Please note that there is no session 29 Oct
10 sessions of 1.5 hours, via Zoom – link sent after booking.

This online course will guide you through many techniques that you can try at home, as well as enabling you to make intentional finished pieces using as many of the techniques as you wish.

Embracing the low-tech and DIY, you’ll come away from the course with the confidence to set up your own home print studio- without a press!

Each week there will be a 1.5 hour online, Zoom, session with some demonstration, some printmaking together and some sharing of work and ideas. You can also work at home in between online meetings.


Weeks 1 and 2– Introduction to hand mono-printing. Work made will feed into other techniques


Week 3 – Working with Stamps and Stencils- following on from monoprint, another way to create layers and pattern using simple techniques and tools


Weeks 4, 5, 6 and 7- Introduction to hand printing techniques at home, including drypoint, collograph, and Lino print. Incorporating monoprint and collage into all the techniques


Week 8– Spend a week planning a print, or prints, using one or several of the techniques we’ve covered. Working from photos and sketches. Composition and transferring of images onto plates.


Week 9 and 10– Making plates and printing a planned print, or prints. Cropping, mounting and framing your prints. Integrating home print practice into other art work and printmaking.


Ruth Ander is an artist and printmaker.


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