Workshops 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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Basic Screenprinting with Paper Stencils (One day Weekend Workshop) – 5 Places available

28 Jul 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Basic Screenprinting with Paper Stencils with Marie Smith There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Suitable for complete beginners to screenprint, or any kind of printmaking. Discover ways to make simple and colourful compositions with paper stencils! Design and cut paper stencils and mix vibrant colours for a simple and striking print! Then, print using screen and squeegee. A fun and creative one-day workshop with Marie Smith. This course is suitable for all
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Introduction to Breakdown & Textural Screen Printing Weekend Workshop – 6 places available

04 Aug 2018 - 05 Aug 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Introduction to breakdown & textural screen printing – Workshop with Jeanette Newell There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Breakdown screen printing is an experimental, organic method to create uniquely printed fabrics (and paper) prints with exciting colours, textures and distressed marks. Use everyday items (e.g. string) and natural objects (e.g. leaves) to create textures on a screen using thickened dyes.  Enjoy the surprise of this exciting
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Experimental Lino printing (Weekend Workshop) – 4 Places available

01 Sep 2018 - 02 Sep 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Experimental Lino Weekend Workshop There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course  .      ABOUT THE  COURSE: In this workshop you will explore ways of printing using colours. We will look at intaglio, relief and mono print techniques. Make a new lino or revive an old one to produce images with colour and texture. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Tonia Maddison has an MA Fine Art. She studied printmaking at London College of Communication, University of the Arts London and Winchester School of Art. She
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Screenprinting (weekend workshop) – 6 places available

22 Sep 2018 - 23 Sep 2018 | 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 studied fine art at University of Cardiff and continued with an MA at the Royal College of Art. Her work is held in
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Collograph Printmaking Weekend Workshop – 6 places available

27 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Collograph Printmaking Workshop with Charles Shearer There will be a maximum of 6 people on this course ABOUT THE  COURSE: Learn how to make collographs from an outstanding practitioner. Use mark making, paper textures and cut shapes for plates to create exciting prints. This course is suitable for all levels. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron. ABOUT THE TUTOR: Born in Kirkwall, Orkney in 1956 Charles Shearer studied at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen and at the Royal College
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Poetry into Print weekend workshop – 6 places available

17 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018 | 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) – 6 Places available

02 Dec 2018 | 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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Letterpress (weekend workshop) – 6 places available

19 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019 | 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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