Art(PR): Printmaking With a Press - All - DRU16954

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Next term start date

26 Sep 2019


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: DRU16954

This term is fully booked

From Wednesday 7 August 2019: Book online anytime, or: Telephone: or visit in person, between 10.00am and 4.00pm: Craigroyston Community High: (0131) 477 7801 (am only Tue to Fri); Drummond Community High: (0131) 556 2651 (not Friday pm); Leith Academy: (0131) 553 2810 (Telephone only); South Bridge Resource Centre; (0131) 469 3005; or Wester Hailes Education Centre: (0131) 621 8316 (not Friday pm). If a centre is busy, please try calling another.

  • Drummond Community High School (AEP)
    41 Bellevue Place,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £83.75 for term
  • Thursday 19:00

Activity description

This course offers an opportunity to explore a variety of printmaking techniques. The aim is to have fun and be creative within a supportive and friendly environment. A creative approach is encouraged. Bringing ideas and sketch books can be very helpful in developing print designs. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No previous knowledge needed. The class is intended for beginners or intermediate students. WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will have learned: 1. Introduction to a variety of printmaking techniques. 2. Understanding the use of a range of media and tools how to handle them appropriately for a given technique. 3. Develop a confident approach to image making and gain a broader visual language in this discipline. Some of the exciting processes involved are Monotype, Collagraph, Drypoint, and lino. HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: The tutor will give demonstrations and how to notes, together with supplier’s lists to guide you through the essentials of classic and contemporary techniques relating to making prints. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: Some equipment will be provided, however specialist tools for lino cutting will need to be purchased, the tutor will give advice at the beginning of the course. A few consumables will be available to purchase at cost price in the class. A list of suppliers will also be given and the Tutor charges an extra £10 per term for the use of quality printing inks. Please bring along sketchpads, drawing materials, photos and creative ideas!

Term information

This term is now full

  • Date term started:26 Sep 2019 (starts in 9 days)
  • Duration:10 lessons - 10 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
  • Concession
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Reduced
    • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (NB: Not single person/occupancy discount)
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Housing Benefit
    • Incapacity Benefit
    • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • NASS Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit

Remaining dates and times (10 lessons)

Date Day Time
26 Sep 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
03 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
10 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
24 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
31 Oct 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
07 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
14 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
21 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
28 Nov 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
05 Dec 2019 Thursday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

Drummond Community High School (AEP)

41 Bellevue Place
Tel: (0131) 556 2651
Email: pauline.clair@drummond.edin.sch.uk

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