Leicester Print Workshop

"Leicester Print Workshop"

Leicester Print Workshop has a passion for printmaking.

We promote, sustain and advance fine art printmaking as a contemporary visual art form; as a craft; as a focus for exhibitions and commissions; in schools, with community groups, to artists and to the general public.

We make a creative impression and a meaningful contribution to visual arts in the Midlands.

Leicester Print Workshop was first established in 1986 and became a registered charity in 1993. They are an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation (NPO).

Venue Type:

Artist studio or collective, Gallery

Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm
Wednesdays, 10am - 8pm

Admission charges

Free

Additional info

Open Access Printmaking Studio, Course Programme, Exhibition Space, Shop, Artist Studios, Outreach and Schools Teaching Programme

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.

Lithography Weekend

  • 17 December 2015 — 18 December 2016 *on now

Learn more about stone and plate lithography on this weekend course,

+Over the weekend you will experience creating lithographs from stone and plate
+Draw and help to produce a collaborative editioned print from stone
+Learn the technique of photo-plate lithography and print both photographic and hand drawn images.
+No experience of lithography necessary.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£123 / £112.50 concessions

Website

http://www.leicesterprintworkshop.com/courses/lithography_weekend_1/

Letterpress day

  • 11 December 2016 10am-4pm *on now

This day course introduces the process of letterpress and printing type.

+Working with Wood and Lead type.
+Working up to A4 learn up to set, ink and print type.
+You will print a small edition of cards and prints.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£70 / £63 concessions

Website

http://www.leicesterprintworkshop.com/courses/letterpress_day/

Young person's screenprinting taster

  • 11 December 2016 10am-2pm *on now

Enhance your portfolio and broaden your creative skills.

+Learn how to transfer your drawings to silkscreen
+Develop your colour mixing skills and prepare screen inks
+Learn to silk screenprint on to paper and fabric
+Learn to layer prints and experiment with colour
+Produce a number of prints on paper and fabric that can be painted, collaged and layered in to your sketchbook

Suitable for

  • Especially for children

Admission

£30

Website

http://www.leicesterprintworkshop.com/courses/young_person_s_screenprinting_taster/

Leicester Print Workshop
50, St. George Street
Leicester
LE1 1QG
Leicestershire
England

Website

www.leicesterprintworkshop.com

E-mail

info@leicesterprintworkshop.com

Telephone

0116 251 4174

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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