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New Classes at CPW

From Wednesday 15th September by appointment only

Every Wednesday 10am – 12pm / 2pm – 4pm

Fee: £20 per session (10% off for CPW members)

Open Access Sessions

The Open Access Sessions are for printmakers to use the print facilities at Cardiff Print Workshop. They are times when the workshop will be staffed by an experienced printmaker to allow anyone with previous printmaking experience or who has completed a printmaking class at CPW to be able to continue to use the workshop for their own projects.

CPW have the facilities for:

  • Etching copper, zinc or aluminium.
  • Lino and wood cut
  • Cyanotype
  • Photo intaglio
  • Collograph
  • Mono-type

Open Access Sessions are restricted to no more that 3 participants and are by appointment only.

Please contact: Bill Chambers

billchambers66@gmail.com

Relief Printing – Lino and Wood Cut

6 weekly evening classes 7 pm – 9 pm

Wednesdays 15th September – 20th October 2021

One of the simplest forms of printmaking this age old technique can be one of the hardest to master. The class will look at how differing materials such as wood and Lino can be used to create striking graphic effects, taking inspiration from some of the great exponents of the art. We will explore the range of tools and different marks made by each, printing by hand and by using the presses in the workshop.

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Bill Chambers
Contact: billchambers66@gmail.com
Where: Chapter Workshop

Printmaking for Beginners and Improvers

6 x Day classes 2 pm – 4 pm

Tuesdays 14th September – 19th October 2021

This six-week course is intended as an introduction to Printmaking at CPW. Participants will learn about all aspects of the printmaking workshop including working with the etching press, inks and tools. The course is designed to offer the opportunity for creative exploration and will provide a solid basis for further work in printmaking at Cardiff Print Workshop.

This class will cover:

  • Paper making
  • Mono-type
  • Dry-point
  • Chine colle
  • Collograph

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Bill Chambers
Contact: billchambers66@gmail.com
Where: Chapter Workshop

The Photographic Print

6 x evening classes 7 pm – 9 pm

Mondays 13th September – 18th October 2021

These classes are intended for anyone with a passion for printmaking and photography, areas of image making that have long over lapped and complemented each other. This course will cover two processes that increasingly occupy a permanent place in the contemporary printmaking studio:

  • Cyanotype on paper and fabric
  • Non-etch photo intaglio

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Bill Chambers
Contact: billchambers66@gmail.com
Where: Chapter Workshop

Etching Copper with Ferric Chloride

6 x evening classes 7 pm – 9 pm

Tuesdays 14th September – 19th October 2021

Learn how to produce fine etchings in copper. This workshop is aimed at beginners and experienced printmakers alike and will cover all the main aspects of etching line and aquatint using traditional grounds with ferric chloride. This is a unique opportunity to learn a traditional craft using safe and non-toxic methods.

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Bill Chambers
Contact: billchambers66@gmail.com
Where: Chapter Workshop

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New Year classes at The Art Workshop

The Art Workshop  3 Lon Fach, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 6DY

Very excited to announce that I have been invited to run printmaking workshops for The Art Workshop in the New Year 2021! There are some fabulous Saturday afternoon workshops coming up and a brand new weekly course for those wanting to explore Printmaking in more detail. Places will be strictly limited so book early to avoid disappointment, all are in studio with social distancing and Covid Protocols for your safety.

Book direct with The Art Workshop theartworkshop@live.co.uk.

Weekend workshops:

Monotype Printmaking – Printing from Leaves and Feathers

This is a really accessible printmaking process that is full of potential. Work in a range of colours to create beautiful and detailed impressions of natural forms. No experience necessary – just come along and play!
Saturday January 23rd 1.30pm-4.30pm £50 including all materials and equipment.

Please book early! Email theartworkshop@live.co.uk, message or call 07947 003111


Drypoint Etching

This age old etching process was pioneered by Rembrandt and is one of the simplest and most direct ways to make an etching. An introduction to the drypoint etching that will cover techniques of drawing and mark-making directly to the plate through to creating the final prints on Fabriano paper. A great way to sample one of intaglio printmaking’s many processes.

Saturday March 20th 1.30pm-4.30pm £50 including all materials and use of the press

Please book early! Email theartworkshop@live.co.uk, message or call 07947 003111

Weekly Classes

Introduction to Printmaking

This is ideal for anyone with a curiosity for printmaking. You will learn about all aspects of the art of print including working with the etching press, inks, rollers and tools. The course is designed to offer the opportunity for creative exploration using age-old techniques to enhance and energise the artwork you make. You will be introduced to Mono-type, Dry-point etching, Chine Collé and Lino-cut.

Thursday January 28th – Thursday March 11th. (Break for half term Thursday 18th Feb) 2-hour weekly workshops Thursdays 10am-12pm. £120

Please book early! Email theartworkshop@live.co.uk, message or call 07947 003111