The Bluecoat

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Liverpool's centre for contemporary arts. Located in a Grade 1 Listed Building in the centre of Liverpool City Centre, the gallery re-opened in March 2008 after a multi million development.

The Bluecoat will engage, inspire and stimulate visitors, whether they come to create, view, listen, eat, shop, talk - or simply be, and will house a vibrant community of creative people - artists, performers, writers, crafts people, creative businesses and retailers - all committed to using their emerging talent to innovate and excel.

Venue Type:

Gallery

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 8.00am - 6.00pm
Sun 10.00am - 6.00pm

Admission charges

Admission to galleries free

Additional info

More details will be released shortly

Collection details

Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Performing Arts

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Intro to Screenprint

  • 20 August 2016 11am-5pm

Learn how to produce a two layer screenprint in a day.

This one day workshop equips you with the knowledge to be able to print from start to finish. You will be shown how to make your artwork ready for screen and how to transfer your image onto the screen. You will then be shown how to print your artwork and use multiple layers to build up your image. No prior experience required this workshop is also a good for screenprinters that require a refresher.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£60/£50 To book call - 01517025324

Website

http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/content/print-studios

Print Club

  • 8 August 2016 6-8pm
  • 22 August 2016 6-8pm

Fortnightly print workshop on a Monday evening, suitable for all levels.

Print Club is a taster session that enables you to build up an understanding of how different techniques work and how some printmaking techniques have similar principles. This is a fun informal way to gain an understanding of printmaking where you will produce a lot of your own prints along the way

Fortnightly print workshop on a Tuesday evening, suitable for all levels.

Print Club is a taster session that enables you to build up an understanding of how different techniques work and how some printmaking techniques have similar principles. This is a fun informal way to gain an understanding of printmaking where you will produce a lot of your own prints along the way.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£15 per session To book call - 0151 7025324

Website

http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/content/print-studios

Printmaking for Beginners

  • 13 August 2016 11am-5pm

Learn three different techniques in a day.

This workshop will introduce you to some of the most important principles of printmaking. You will discover the different qualities that print techniques can offer, and leave the workshop knowing the difference between relief techniques and intaglio. You will use reduction monoprint, woodcut and drypoint. No prior experience required.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£60/£50 To book call - 0151 7025324.

Website

http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/content/print-studios

Intro to Etching

  • 6 August 2016 11am-5pm

Learn about different etching methods in our Intaglio Studio. Find out about hard ground ground techniques and how to create tone using a metal plate and our over 100 year old press. Suitable for beginners.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£60/£50 To book call - 0151 7025324

Website

http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/content/print-studios

Introduction to Cyanotypes

  • 13 August 2016 11am-5pm

Explore more advanced image making techniques including halftone photographic stencils.

If you have attended one of our intro to screenprint workshops or have been printing for a while and would like to explore different techniques then this workshop is for you. We will show you how to turn a photographic image into a printable halftone using photoshop and more advanced registration techniques. Some prior experience of screenprint is required for this workshop.

Website

http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/content/print-studios

The Bluecoat
School Lane
Liverpool
Merseyside
L1 3BX
England

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Website

www.thebluecoat.org.uk

E-mail

info@thebluecoat.org.uk

Telephone

0151 709 5297

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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