St Barnabas Gallery

St Barnabas Gallery
10 Belfast Yard
Coldhams Road
Cambridge
Canbridgeshire
CB1 3EW
England

Website

www.stbarnabaspress.com

E-mail

stbarnabasgallery@gmail.com

Telephone

01223 413792

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Cambridge's open access printmaking studio.

Venue Type:

Gallery

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Admission charges

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1 Day Courses: Dry-point with James Hill

  • 11 July 2015 10am-4pm

Dry- point is a printing technique drawing directly onto a plate using a carbon steel point (dry-point needle) forming soft subtle lines, deep dark velvety lines (burrs) or energetic, aggressive lines making dry-point a characterful and expressive drawing medium.

Suitable for

Admission

£75

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

1 Day Courses: Etching Basics with James Hill

  • 12 July 2015 10am-4pm

An introduction to traditional etching. You will learn how to use beeswax grounds (hard & soft), to draw and etch images on zinc plates, inking and wiping and paper preparation.

Suitable for

Admission

£75

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

2 Day Course: Collagraph with Fiona Thomas

  • 18 — 19 July 2015 10am-4pm

Create bold and expressive prints. On this course you will be sealing the surface of card with shellac, adding collage, cutting into the surface to create shapes or lines, adding texture (carborundum) and learning how to ink and print your images with subtle or bold colour.

Suitable for

Admission

£150

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

1 Day Courses: Salt & Copper Sulphate Etching on Aluminium with Fiona Thomas

  • 25 July 2015 10am-4pm

Etching using salt and copper sulphate, a safer mordant that has proved very successful for etching into aluminium, making both line and tonal values without the use of aquatint. This is the only method for etching on aluminium that really works.

Suitable for

Admission

£75

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

2 Day Course: Mono printing with James Hill & Fiona Thomas

  • 1 — 2 August 2015 10am-4pm

Extremely popular (early signing up advisable). This is a general mono-printing course using screen,etching and relief printing presses. This is a very productive course with an exciting roller coaster of possibilities.

Suitable for

Admission

£150

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

3 Day Course: Reduction Woodcut printing with James Hill

  • 4 — 6 August 2015

On this course you will be learning reduction woodcut printing
A low cost highly accurate print process, you will learn how to use specialist cutting knives, and print with linseed oil based inks opaque and transparent to create brilliant or subtle hues of colour.

Suitable for

Admission

£225

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

2 Day Course: Solar plate & Photo-etching with Martyn Grimmer & James Hill

  • 8 — 9 August 2015 10am-4pm

Photo-etching course using Hydra-coat zinc plate and solar plate, both being ideal for photographic and autographic imagery
an added advantage of working with the Hydra-coat plate is that after exposure it can then be re-worked using conventional etching processes, where as the advantage of solar plate is it can hold an extremely high resolution, and only requires water to develop.

Suitable for

Admission

£150

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

3 Day Course: Screen-printing using photo-stencils with James Hill

  • 11 — 13 August 2015

Photo screen-printing offers many possibilities. The imagery can range from a photographic media scanned and separated using Photoshop to flat surfaces of pure colour, subtle charcoal, graphite drawings or soft watercolour wash marks. Making the possibilities endless with sophisticated results.

Suitable for

Admission

£225

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

2 Day Course: Wood Engraving with Geri Waddington

  • 15 — 16 August 2015 10am-4pm

This is a very popular course. A chance to discover the exciting effects achievable with engraving on wood. A process that is simple yet has infinite possibilities. Learn how to use specialist tools to cut an end-grain woodblock, starting by exploring a wide range of tonal and textural effects on practice blocks before moving on to engrave and print an image of your choice.

Suitable for

Admission

£150

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

2 Day Course: Etched Linoleum with John Colliety

  • 22 — 23 August 2015 10am-4pm

On this course you will be taught reduction lino. Cutting into the surface using various tools, printing then cutting again repeating until the Lino has finished.

John will also be taking this course further by showing you the technique of etching the surface of the Lino with caustic (sodium hydroxide) to create subtle and soft tones.

Suitable for

Admission

£150

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

1 Day Courses: T-shirt Printing with Andy McKenzie

  • 23 August 2015 10am-4pm

You will be making stencils and printing your own design onto T-shirts,with a maximum of three colours, creating bright, colourful and original designs for you to wear.

Suitable for

Admission

£75

Website

http://www.stbarnabaspress.co.uk

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