Courses

Learn new techniques or brush up on existing ones. Course numbers are small, so you'll get lots of support. To enrol please email the tutor directly.

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Upcoming BAP courses

2018

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April

January 2018

Colour Reductionwith Angela Lai Yen

Designed for those who've worked in linocut previously, this course assumes you have control whilst cutting lino. You'll learn how to prepare your image and transfer it onto lino. You'll learn how to register a plate, and how to print with a press and by hand. You'll aim to print a small edition with a maximum of three colours/layers, depending on the complexity of your design.

Slow Printmaking: Drypointwith Sheena Vallely

A day-long workshop on drawing in drypoint. Group and individual instruction  given on all stages of preparation and printing. The aim of the workshop is to work methodically and to explore this immediate, acid-free and editionable technique. Aluminium , copper, zinc and acetate plates will be available for purchase on the day. Inks and printing paper are included in the fee. For further enquiries regarding the day please email sheenavallely@gmail.com.

Minimum number for workshop : 4

Slow Printmaking: Monoprintingwith Sheena Vallely

A day-long workshop on all stages of monoprinting. The monoprint process is spontaneous and acid-free. Each print taken is unique. Careful instruction and guidance will be given for each step of this technique. Essential materials will be provided and included in the fee, except for plates which can be purchased on the day.

February 2018

Taster class - Monoprintwith Angela Lai Yen

A playful workshop to suit complete beginners. You'll produce a range of instant one-off prints by experimenting with layering, textures from fibres and found materials, colour, simple shapes and stencils with stunning effects. Please note you will NOT be printing onto fabrics in this class.

Beginner Lino-cutwith Angela Lai Yen

For complete beginners. You'll learn how to use lino tools safely to create interesting and diverse marks which will help inform your designed image. You'll then transfer your image to a sheet of lino, cut out your image, and be shown how to print one colour using oil-based inks, both with a press and byhand pressure.

March 2018

Textural Mono-printwith Angela Lai Yen

A playful workshop using an array of simple but effective techniques to suit complete beginners. You will produce a range of instant one-off prints by experimenting with layering, textures from fibres and found materials, colour, simple shapes, silhouettes and stencils. Please note you will NOT be printing onto fabrics in this class.

Wood Engraving and Woodcutwith Peter Collins

A relief print taken from a block of wood. You will be able to complete and print a small block to your own design in a day.

April 2018

Linocut – Personal Project Nature at its Bestwith Angela Lai Yen

A class designed for those advanced in linocut. Design brief led by, and centred on, nature, your surroundings and pattern. This class involves a day out researching and drawing, followed by three Monday evenings in the studio to create a print using lino in a way that works for you.