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Birmingham Printmakers Workshops 2019

If you are interested in booking one of our courses or would like further details please contact the individual tutor/s for the course that you are interested in.

Please note: we reserve the right to cancel or reschedule courses

Non refundable deposits and additional charges for materials may apply to some courses


 Tutor: Kerry Phillips

Introduction to Printmaking
A taster course for beginners or for those who wish to refresh previous skills. Three techniques will be taught in this day workshop: monotype, dry point and lino print.

Saturday 14th September 10am – 3pm

Saturday 2nd November; 10am – 3pm

£60 non members   £50 members

Tutor: Kerry Phillips

For more information or to book a place please contact

kerryphil@hotmail.com  or phone 0121 550 5459




Introduction to Reduction Lino Printing

Learn how to make a two or three colour reduction lino print onto paper.  This is where one piece of lino is used multiple times in one print, as the lino plate is recut after each colour  printed.
You will be working from an image or design of your own and we will also cover registration technique for lino printing.

***  Materials, tea, coffee, and biscuits provided **

Saturday 11th May  10am – 4pm

Non Members £60   Members £50

Tutor: Jacqui Dodds  


For more information or to book a place please contact:

email:  jacquidodds@yahoo.co.uk  or phone 07732924754



Introduction to Screen Printing on Paper

Spend a day learning this colourful technique and create your own original screen prints. You will learn how to make a photo-stencil by coating a silk screen with light sensitive photo-emulsion and exposing your own image or design onto it using a UV exposure unit. You will also use a vacuum screen bed and learn how to register two different layers of colour. You will hand pull a small edition of two coloured screen prints on paper using water based inks. All materials will be provided including cartridge paper and different coloured screen printing inks.

Please note we will be working with existing images so you will need to bring a black and white image or design suitable for screen printing.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and those wanting to refresh their skills.

Saturday 17th August   10am – 4pm 

Saturday 28th September 10am – 4pm

Saturday 26th October 10am – 4pm

Non members £60 Members £50

Tutor: Karoline Rerrie www.karolinemadethis.blogspot.co.uk

For more information or to book a place please contact: karoline.rerrie@yahoo.com



Colour linocut printing: reduction method

Be involved in the exploration of this simple yet effective technique in the creation of bold and striking work utilising one block of lino. Will also cover how to work your block, a practical registration method and health and safety issues.

Saturday 8th June 10am – 4pm

Non Members £60  Members £50

Tutor: Jon Gill 

For more information or to book a place please contact




Introduction to Etching with Copper

This is an introduction to copper etching and will cover the basics of making a set of prints  using hard ground.  You will use line to create an image and experiment   with different techniques and ink application to create tone and colour.  This course is suitable for the complete beginner or for those who want to refresh their skills.

Saturday 18th May  10am – 4pm

Cost:  £65 includes all materials. £55 for members

Tutor: Kerry Phillips

For more information or to book a place please contact

kerryphil@hotmail.com  or phone 0121 550 5459




Creative Printmaking Course  (Monday afternoons)

A series of 6 week courses introducing fine art printmaking processes.  Covers drypoint, monoprint, relief prints from lino, optionally also solar plate etching. No previous knowledge is required, but returners with some printmaking experience are also welcome, plus students familiar with other art forms or wishing to supplement their studies. Beginners will be introduced to methods via demonstration and previous examples.  Returners will be assisted to develop their own themes.  The tutor may also be working on his own prints.

£66 for 6 classes or £15 per individual session.  Tutor:  Paul Bartlett  


November 19th               1pm – 3.30pm

November 26th              1pm – 3.30pm

December 3rd                1pm – 3.30pm

December 10th              1pm – 3.30pm


For more information about the Creative Printmaking Course or to book a place please contact Paul.

(If interested in specific term dates please contact the tutor closer to the  day to confirm it is still going ahead.)

email: paulbartlettrbsa@btinternet.com