Printmaking - An Introduction to Printmaking

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby Campus: West Durrington Campus

Why this course?

This course is a fun and hands-on introduction to printmaking methods suitable for beginners and those with some experience.
You will explore three main printmaking methods, as follows:

  • Mono Printing, explore the technique in direct printing, inking, reduction and addition methods and monotype by using objects.
  • Dry point, development ideas, making a plate, exploring inking methods both intaglio and relief and combine with Chine Collé.
  • Collagraph, exploring making a plate with multi materials, monochrome and colour inking technique, preparing paper and experimenting with printing by hand and using presses.

This course will also provide the opportunity to explore various intaglio and relief inking techniques as well as how to make different plates.

Tutor: Peon Boyle

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
CL0167-1C 06 Oct 2022 West Durrington Thursday 6.30pm - 9pm 8 Weeks £168.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0683-1C 04 May 2023 West Durrington Thursday 6.30pm - 9pm 8 Weeks £168.00 Enrol & Pay
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    Good quality time spent learning new creative work in a positive environment.


Northbrook MET is renowned for its creative courses, which take place within the fantastic facilities at our West Durrington Campus.

Our state-of-the-art studios and workshops are equipped for a wide range of art and design disciplines, including painting and drawing, 3D design, textiles and fashion, graphics, printmaking, wood, metal, ceramics, plaster and photography.

Our IT suites have Macs and PCs and our extensive learning resources facilitate the research that will accompany your practical work.


Course fees

Discounted fees

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

What to bring

Reference material to work from e.g. photographs and drawings.

A pen, pencils, glue sticks, scissors, craft knife, and apron.

Printing plates, inks and assorted papers are provided but you may wish to bring some additional papers for printing as advised.

International students

If you are an international student (you don't hold UK Settlement Status), different fees apply. Please click here to read more and find out how to apply.


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Course costs

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Other ways to enrol

You can also enrol by calling 01273 667704 or in person at our Central Brighton or West Durrington Campuses.

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