• gill thompson artist/printmaker
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Printmaking classes 

 

I teach classes/WORKSHOPS at Anlanntair in Stornoway. Please check their website for the next evening classes.

I can offer individual/small group printmaking sessions at my studio by arrangement. If this interests you, please contact me via the 'CONTACTS' page on this website.

Previous courses:

  • Mixed media course 6 weeks  -  combining printmaking and found materials to create a range of textured and multi-layered pictures. Explore a very spontaneous way of working - good fun with exciting  results.

  • Introduction to Printmaking - 6 weeks . You will learn printmaking techniques using a variety of processes - monoprint, linocut, drypoint etching, collagraph.This will give you a basis to explore printmaking for yourself either at home or on a future course.

  • Making Your Mark -  6 weeks . Printmaking developed from basic mark making to more refined and controlled linocuts and collagraphs. Suitable for beginners or those who want to progress their skills.

  • Adding a Touch of Colour - 8 weeks  - Bringing colour to printmaking through multi-block lino prints, reduction lino prints, jigsaw lino prints, drypoint etching and collagraph printing using inking techniques and chine colle.

  • Lino print from paper to fabric - 6 weeks - You will learn to design and cut Japanese vinyl blocks, transferring your image to the vinyl and carving out the design. You will then develop designs for repeat pattern printing. These will be used to print on paper and then on fabric with a printed tea-towel / tote bag as the finished product. You will also be able to print fabric that can be used for cushion covers etc

  • Christmas workshops - card making, printing unique designs on cards, tags, wrapping paper and gifts.