CPW are pleased to offer classes once more. During the pandemic workshops and classes will be restricted to no more that 3 participants plus 1 tutor to allow for social distancing. We will be following Government guidelines for interacting with others indoors with regards to sanitising hands and surfaces, the use of masks and visors.

 

Open Access Sessions

From October every Tuesday 10 am – 12 pm / Wednesday 2 pm – 4 pm

The Open Access Sessions are for printmakers to use the print facilities at Cardiff Print Workshop. They are times when the workshop will be staffed by an experienced printmaker to allow anyone with previous printmaking experience or who has completed a printmaking class at CPW to be able to continue to use the workshop for their own projects.

CPW have the facilities for:

  • Etching copper, zinc or aluminium.
  • Lino and wood cut
  • Cyanotype
  • Photo intaglio
  • Collograph
  • Mono-type

Fee: £20 per session (10% off for CPW members)

Open Access Sessions are restricted to no more that 3 participants and are by appointment only.

Please contact: billchambers66@gmail.com

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Relief Printing – Lino and Wood Cut

6 weekly evening classes 7 pm – 9 pm

Wednesdays 7th October – 11th November 2020

One of the simplest forms of printmaking this age old technique can be one of the hardest to master. The class will look at how differing materials such as wood and Lino can be used to create striking graphic effects, taking inspiration from some of the great exponents of the art. We will explore the range of tools and different marks made by each, printing by hand and by using the presses in the workshop.

Due to the size of the workshop, classes will be restricted to no more that 3 participants to allow for social distancing. Government guidelines will be followed for interacting with others indoors with regards to sanitising hands and surfaces, the use of masks and visors.

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Bill Chambers
Contact: billchambers66@gmail.com
Where: Chapter Workshop

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Printmaking for Beginners and Improvers

6 x Day classes 2 pm – 4 pm Tuesdays 6th October – 10th November 2020

This six-week course is intended as an introduction to Printmaking at CPW. Participants will learn about all aspects of the printmaking workshop including working with the etching press, inks and tools. The course is designed to offer the opportunity for creative exploration and will provide a solid basis for further work in printmaking at Cardiff Print Workshop. This class will cover Mono-type, Dry-point,Chine colle and Collograph

Due to the size of the workshop, classes will be restricted to no more that 3 participants to allow for social distancing. Government guidelines will be followed for interacting with others indoors with regards to sanitising hands and surfaces, the use of masks and visors.

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Bill Chambers
Contact: billchambers66@gmail.com
Where: Chapter Workshop

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A Passion for Print

6 x evening classes 7 pm – 9 pm

Mondays 5th October – 9th November 2020

These classes are intended for anyone with a passion for print and craft and with an interest in exploring printmaking techniques for paper and textiles. The course will cover:

  • Paper making
  • Heat press sublimation dye printing for textiles
  • Cyanotype on paper and fabric
  • Photocopy transfer for wood, paper and textiles

Due to the size of the workshop, classes will be restricted to no more that 3 participants to allow for social distancing. Government guidelines will be followed for interacting with others indoors with regards to sanitising hands and surfaces, the use of masks and visors.

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Bill Chambers
Contact: billchambers66@gmail.com
Where: Chapter Workshop

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Etching Copper

5 x weeks including some materials 10-00am – 12-30pm

Thursdays November 5th – December 3rd 2020

For beginners / improvers / refreshers a general introductory course in etching. No experience needed. Students prepare an etching plate and etch it in ferric chloride to create the incised image. This is inked up and run through an etching press. It is an interesting and creative way of making an image, unusual and surprising marks are made. We shall be using copper plates purchased from the workshop. Try something new and see what happens

Due to the size of the workshop, classes will be restricted to no more that 3 participants to allow for social distancing. Government guidelines will be followed for interacting with others indoors with regards to sanitising hands and surfaces, the use of masks and visors.

Cost: £120 (10% off for CPW members)
Tutor: Susan Edwards
Contact: seedwds@yahoo.co.uk
Where: Chapter Workshop