Printmaking

Printmaking Workshops 
Printmaking
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Print Workshops in the UK
Introduction Some workshops may have open access others concentrate on editioning.

There are several print workshops in the Cambridge area. Students and graduates from Anglia have used the facilities at the St. Barnabas Press and sometimes students have been employed to edition prints. The Curwen Press is the most famous of the local presses. It is run by Stanley Jones who, until recently taught at the Slade in London. We sometimes arrange visits to Curwen. The third press is run by Kip Gresham who also editions prints for many established artists such as Bert Irvin and Anthony Frost.

Artichoke Print Workshop Artichoke Print Workshop
Unit 51,
Shakespeare Business Centre,
245a Coldharbour Lane,
London SW9 8RR.

Open access - editioning, etching, lithography &
relief. Contact Melvyn Petterson or Colin Gale. 

Tel: 0171 9240600. 

Belfast Print Workshop  Belfast Print Workshop 
186 Stranmillis Road,
Belfast, N. Ireland BT9 5DU, UK. 

Contact: Jim Allen 

Tel: +44(0)1232 381591. 

Bristol Bristol Printmakers' Workshop
MacArthur Building, 
Gas Ferry Road,
Bristol BS1,
Tel: +44(0)1179249167
http://digital-bristol.avonibp.co.uk/printmkr/printmkr.html
Cambridge Cambridge - Saint Barnabas Press, 
lOB Saint Barnabas Road,
Cambridge CB1 2BY, UK. Contact: James Hill.
Tel: +44 (0)1223 576221, Fax +44(0)1223
576204. Facilities for etching, relief and
screenprinting. Studio space for hire as well as tuition.
Cambridge Curwen Press
Cambridge  Kip Gresham
Cardiff Cardiff - The Print Market Workshop
Chapter, Market Road, 
Canton,
Cardiff, CF5 1QE,UK. 
Contact: Pete Williams. Tel: +44(0)1222 394999.
http://WWW.cf.ac.uk./ccin/main/smes/ptmarket/

Open access workshop with facilities for etching,
silkscreen and relief printing. A safer, non-toxic
approach to printmaking. 

Colchester Colchester - The Print Workshop

Cuckoo Farm Studios,
Boxted Road, 
Colchester, Essex CO4 5HH, UK.
Contact: Carol Wheeldon.
Tel: +44(0)1206 241287
E-Mail - ghhinton@msn.com
Etching tuition for both experienced printmakers and
complete beginners. Techniques covered include
viscosity and multi-plate printing, spit biting and
sugar-lift. On-going weekly classes as well as occasional
full days or weekends. Classes arranged according to
demand. 

Facilities include Rochat size 26"x48", a Columbian, a
book press, trays of type and a proofing press, assorted
rollers up to 4"x15" and an acquatint box.

 

Cornwall Proof Print Workshop, Islington Wharf, Penryn,
Cornwall TR10 8AT UK. Tel:!. +44 (0)1326
378313. Intaglio/Relief printing Workshop
hire/Classes. Picturesque waterside location 
Edinburgh Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop and Gallery
Ltd, 23 Union Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LR, #
Contact: Paul Kirwood. Tel: +44(0)131 557 2479.
Flemings Flemings
This press specialises in screen printing and digital printmaking. It provides information for printmakers, and those who may have an interest in printmaking, on the internet.
http://www.flemings.u-net.com
Glasgow Glasgow Print Studio
There are separate workshops in Intaglio, Lithography, Relief Printing, Screenprinting, Photography and Photofabrication. For further details please contact the studio manager on 0141 552 0704.
London The London Print Workshop
421 Harrow Road, 
London W10 4RD.
Tel: Print studio 0181 969 8271
Computer Resource 0181 969 3247
E-mail lpw@z00.co.uk

Open access resource for Block printing: Etching
(plate making, photo etching, aquatint), Lithography,
Screen Printing
Computer - open access resource
DTP and Graphics Software:
Pagemaker, QuarkXpress, Painter, Illustrator,
MiniCAD and Claris Works and Photoshop plus
Internet access 
1:1 Training is available in both areas.
Technical support is also available in both areas
Computer courses in DTP 
The LPW offers concessionary rates for students and
ex-students (for the first two years after leaving
college), senior citizens, unemployed people and holders
of Westminster ResCards and YouthCards.
http://www.zoo.co.uk/~z8000007

London London - The Block Open Access Print Studios, 
Paragon Centre, Searles Road, London SEl 4W, UK. Tel:
+44(0)171 7085796. Etching, lithography, relief.
Evening and weekend courses, reasonable rates. 
Miltone Keynes Milton Keynes Printmakers, 
South Pavilion,
Courtyard Arts Centre Parklands Great Linford,
MK14 5DZ, UK. Contact: Myriam Metcalf. Tel:
+44(0)1908583845. 
Oxford Oxford Printmakers
Christadelphian Hall,
Tyndale Road,
Oxford OX4 1JL
Tel: (+44) 01865 726472.
E-mail opc@lauriek.demon.co.uk
Contact names at workshop are: Catriona
Brodribb, Helen Fay or Sarah Downer.
Open access workshop with facilities for intaglio, relief,
litho and screen, plus a darkroom. Courses on most
print processes, outreach sessions for schools and other
groups. Technical assistance is available for some of
the week.
Porthmeor Porthmeor Printmakers Workshop, The
Penwith Gallery, Black Road West, St Ives,
Cornwall TR26 !nl, UK. Contact Mary Crockett
Tel: +44 (0) 1736 61125 
Poole Poole Printmakers, 5 Bowling Green Alley,
Poole, Dorset BH15 1AG, UK. Contact: John
Liddell. Tel: +44(0)1202 393776. Classes/ Courses
in Relief and Experimental Printmaking. 
Totnes Totnes Broadhent Fine Art (Printmaking), Unit H, The
Alpha Centre, Babbage Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9
5JA. Contact: Martin Broadbent. Tel: +44 (0)1803
864664. Lithographic production studio. Platemaking,
colour proofing, editioning, including large formats. 
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