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

2019

  • September
  • November
  • October
  • December

2020

  • January

September 2019

Woodblock Printmakingwith Peter Collins

Wood engraving and woodcut - try one or both of these relief printing techniques. Using your own designs you will engrave hardwood or plastic, or cut plywood or MDF. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience.

Beginners' Linocutwith Angela Lai Yen

A class suitable for those with no experience or those refreshing their skills. You'll learn the best way to transfer your design to lino, how to make marks with the linocut tools to carve your design, how to print with a press or with hand pressure, registration, plus various tips along with way. Design size: maximum of 20 x 20cm

November 2019

Woodblock Printmakingwith Peter Collins

Wood engraving and woodcut - try one or both of these relief printing techniques. Using your own designs you will engrave hardwood or plastic, or cut plywood or MDF. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience.

Carborundumwith Rachel Wilcox

A free daytime demonstration as part of our 'Ink on Paper' exhibition at BRLSI, 16, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN. No need to book.

Aquatintwith Rachel Wilcox

Aquatint is the practice of creating tonal shade in etching rather than line. Learn how to master this traditional technique to add depth to your image.

Festive Linocutwith Angela Lai Yen

A playful linocut class to produce TWO 10 x10cm festive designs which you can print onto a range of card blanks, gift tags and papers. You'll be shown how to make your design print ready, transfer it onto lino and carve it, before printing using a press or with hand pressure. Come with inspiration or designs, to scale and in black and white.

Cyanotypewith Sara Strawson

The cyanotype was developed in the early 1840’s when photographic processes were still evolving. The ‘blueprint’ was used as a printing method for copying architectural plans for many years and is still an inexpensive, quick and safe method of producing prints.  You'll learn how to make prints from found and natural objects... which could be used for this year's personal Christmas cards!

October 2019

Colour Reduction Linocutwith Angela Lai Yen

This class is designed for those who have worked in linocut previously and requires you to have control whilst carving. You will learn the process of preparing your image and how to transfer it onto lino. Also, crucially, how to register the plate. You will aim to print a small edition with three colours/layers maximum, depending on the complexity of your design.

 

Mark-Making and Linocutwith Dominique Coiffait

A free daytime demonstration as part of our 'Ink on Paper' exhibition at BRLSI, 16, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN. No need to book.

Multi-Block Linocut and Registration of Plateswith Angela Lai Yen

A free daytime demonstration as part of our 'Ink on Paper' exhibition at BRLSI, 16, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN. No need to book.

Simple but Effective Drypointwith Wendy Batt

A free daytime demonstration as part of our 'Ink on Paper' exhibition at BRLSI, 16, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN. No need to book.

Talks and Demonstration Eveningwith Various

A free evening demonstration as part of our 'Ink on Paper' exhibition at BRLSI, 16, Queen Square, Bath, BA1 2HN. A group of Bath Artist Printmakers talk about their work, inspiration, and the techniques they employ.

December 2019

Open Access Eveningwith Angela Lai Yen

For printmakers who have worked in our studio before. This is not a taught class but for those who wish to use the facilities to print their own work.

Open Studiowith N/A

Join us to celebrate the festive season. Visit our working studio, see print demonstrations and speak to the printmakers to see how their work is created. Prints and cards on sale.

January 2020

Open Access Eveningwith Angela Lai Yen

For printmakers who have worked in our studio before. This is not a taught class but for those who wish to use the facilities to print their own work.

 

Simple Multi-Colour Block Linocutwith Angela Lai Yen

A class introducing colour to your linocut design. Learn the importance of registration, how to ink up and print with a press or by hand pressure. Design: two colour and maximum size A5. Some prior experience with linocut is preferred for this course.

Introduction to Etchingwith Rachel Wilcox

Etching is a process of using acid to bite into unprotected areas of a metal surface to create a design in line. Learn the traditional method of hard ground etching and printing with our etching press. The class is suitable for beginners or those wishing to develop their skills further.