Who is the course for?
This course is suitable for beginners and those with some experience of printmaking techniques.
What does the course involve?
Over the three weeks you will create, design, cut and print you own unique Christmas cards for loved ones and friends. Plenty of inspiration and practice will be given before printing your own cards ‘for real’.
What makes this course special?
This course is highly flexible so you will have ample opportunity to influence the images and designs you produce for your own Christmas cards in a relaxed, informal and festive atmosphere.
There are no formal requirements for this course excepting an enthusiasm to learn some new skills and explore your creativity through printmaking. It will help if you come prepared with some ideas on the type of image you would like to produce for your card before the start of the course. You might need to spend some time outside of the course preparing lino plates before the following week.
What are the assessment methods?
The tutor will provide feedback to help you learn and master new activities and techniques.
Are there any additional costs for the course?
The course costs include the printing inks and cards you will need to produce your Christmas cards. Learners will need to provide an overall to protect clothing from the inks used in printmaking.
What are the progression options?
We offer a varied range of subsidised printmaking short courses to explore in both Bridgwater and Taunton campuses including, Introduction to paper-based Printmaking, Introduction to Textile and Surface Printmaking and Printing and Dyeing with ‘Blue’.