* run for 2 days,  10am -4pm on the days stipulated unless otherwise noted. Weekend workshops are usually £130 for non-members and £120 for members. Instructions on how to book are on each page on the drop down menu.

All courses  listed  should be available to book online via the booking service using PayPal, either with a card or a PayPal account.

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Woodblock Printing (weekend workshop) – FULL

02 Sep 2017 - 03 Sep 2017 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Woodblock Printing with Andrew Seaby There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Learn how to make prints without a press using ink made from watercolour and rice paste. The methods are based on some of the traditional techniques used by the Japanese. This course is suitable for all levels. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Andrew Seaby has made relief prints, from wood and lino, for more than forty years and has contributed to approximately eighty local and national group
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Screenprinting (weekend workshop) – 5 places available

07 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Screenprinting with Christine Felce There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Learn the basics of screenprinting. Create several photo stencils and experiment with overlaying colours. A good introduction to using the screen beds, textile table, and exposure units at the GPC. This course is suitable for all levels. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Christine Felce – Christine is a GPC member and has been teaching for a number of years.  She has a wealth of experience in most
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Poetry into Print (weekend workshop) – 5 places available

11 Nov 2017 - 12 Nov 2017 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Poetry into Print with Tricia Torrington There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Surreal, artistic and expressive approaches to poetry and art. Create 2 and 3D structures bringing words and art together. This course is suitable for all levels. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Tricia Torrington is a fine artist and a published poet.  She is also a founder member of the GPC and the driving force behind the Impress Printmaking Festival.  She works across many printmaking
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Print for Christmas (one day weekend workshop) – Only 3 places left

25 Nov 2017 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Print for Christmas with Beth Jenkins There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Create a block or two to print all your cards this year plus gift tags, notebooks and more. Using easy to cut lino, this is suitable for all levels of ability. Cost includes all cards and materials. This course is suitable for all levels. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Beth Jenkins – Beth is a GPC member and has been teaching for a number of years.  She specialises in woodblock and lino
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Etching with Jason Hicklin (weekend workshop) – FULL

02 Dec 2017 - 03 Dec 2017 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Etching with Jason Hicklin There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: This course concentrates on the exciting process of sugar lift aquatint. You will learn to prepare, draw and etch a zinc plate. This course is suitable for all levels. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Jason’s work is always started outdoors and perfectly captures the atmospheric conditions of the moment. He has worked with Norman Ackroyd and is a member of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (RE)
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Letterpress (weekend workshop) – Six Places available

20 Jan 2018 - 21 Jan 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Letterpress workshop with Lucy Guenot There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Learn as much abut the process as possible, including how to set and use the presses. Using Adana, Albion and proofing presses, you can make postcards, posters and prints. Saturday: Looking at samples of letterpress. Introduction to the process. The type – wooden & metal. Setting type – how to. The presses – how to operate them. We will be using 3 types of press:
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Textile Printing (weekend workshop) – Six Places Available

24 Feb 2018 - 25 Feb 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Textile printing workshop with Anne Haworth There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: An exciting course for anyone with a love of fabrics. Produce multi-coloured screen printed fabric prints using simple paper stencils. You will be helped to produce your own textiles designs that can be used to produce pieces of fabric for cushions, bags, quilting and stitiching etc. This course is suitable for all levels. Please wear old clothes or an apron. ABOUT THE TUTOR:
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Wood Engraving (weekend workshop) – Six places available

03 Mar 2018 - 04 Mar 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Wood Engraving workshop with Ben Goodman There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: A two day weekend workshop for anyone interested in learning a contemporary approach to a traditional process. On the first day you will learn various ways to transfer your image onto a piece of boxwood and then how to use a range of engraving tools. During the second part of the day you will start to engrave your image into the block while Ben is at hand to guide you through the
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Experimental Lino Print (One Day Course) – Six places available

24 Mar 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
We are delighted to offer this 1 day workshop with Co-op member Kelly Noble. Experiment and explore different methods of lino printing. Use mark making, collage and different colour approaches to produce and print a plate. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Kelly Noble is an Illustrator based in Gloucestershire. Since graduating at the University Of Gloucestershire in 2010 she has been working on freelance Illustration projects whilst designing a range of products. The product range is heavily influenced by
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Screenprinting (weekend workshop) – Six places available

07 Apr 2018 - 08 Apr 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Screenprinting workshop with Andy Kinnear There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Learn a variety of methods to make multi layered, coloured screenprints. A good introduction to the studio. This course is suitable for all levels. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron. TO BOOK THIS COURSE: Please pay your  via paypal to secure your place. (You can either use a paypal account or a credit/debit card to do this)   If you would prefer to send a cheque, please
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Letterpress & Printmaking for Artist’s Books (Weekend Workshop) – 5 Places available

28 Apr 2018 - 29 Apr 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Letterpress & Printmaking for Artists Books There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Lucy Guenot and Jane Sasanow have designed a course which will give students the opportunity of playing with text and image in single sheet book formats. They will explore the possibilities of mark making and texture, through simple card reliefs, collagraphs and linocuts and play with letter forms and text. There will be a simple introduction to basic type setting and
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Lino Printing in Colour (Weekend Workshop) – Six places available

12 May 2018 - 13 May 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Lino Printing in Colour with Beth Jenkins – 6 spaces available There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Learn how to make full colour lino prints, using the reduction method. You will learn how to achieve successful registration, graduated backgrounds and many other useful techniques. This course is suitable for all levels. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Beth Jenkins – Beth is a GPC member and has been teaching for a number of years.  She specialises in woodblock
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Etching (weekend workshop) – Five places available

09 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Etching with Terence Millington There will be a maximum of 5 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Learn traditional etching from our resident master etcher. Explore hardground, softground, aquatint and sugarlift etching to produce and print a piece of work. This course is suitable for all levels. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Terry is regarded as one of the countries finest etchers and we are very proud to have him as a co-op member. His work has been published regularly in the UK and USA and he has
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