stoneman press

Stoneman Press located close to the market town of Saffron Walden, is a small, friendly, well equipped printmaking studio, offering a broad range of printing techniques and creative workshops for all abilities run by Sue Jones.

Sue has extensive experience developing and delivering printmaking workshops for artists, schools, museums, galleries, including the British Museum, Kettles Yard, artist residencies and technical knowledge.

Sue currently teaches at Gainsborough House, ACE Foundation Stapleford Granary, Cambridge Art Makers and is an Artist Facilitator for Kettles Yard, Cambridge University.  Sue is a founder or the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale, an exhibition promoting hand pulled original print in the region.

Stoneman offers one, two and three day printmaking workshops and courses  also offering  one to one tuition for those who wish to develop and further their practice individually with the support of Sue Jones. Class sizes are small for maximum tuition contact and access to equipment.  

Visiting tutors deliver workshops on their specialist techniques.

School printmaking and Outreach sessions available. Please contact Sue for further details.

Stoneman Press is equipped with a Hunter Penrose Etching Press bed size 28 ins x 60 ins.  An Albion Relief Press 22ins x 36 ins, A Rollaco Adjustable Boxer Press, an Arteina Hydraulic Press (for hire), Rollaco Portable adjustable Press A3 9for hire), A2 light box, Exposure unit, Screen washout unit.

The studio is also available as an Open Access platform for artists to develop their own practice with technical support.  

For further advice on suitability of technique and  workshops, Outreach, school printmaking workshops, technical queries, one to one, up and coming workshops, Press Hire, Open Access dates and availability  please contact Sue Jones 

Below is a list of upcoming workshops, You can book courses/workshops by clicking on the links below or contacting Sue Jones.

workshops and courses spring/summer  2019

NEW

PRACTICAL PRINT CLUB 

Summer Term Thursdays 8 week course from 25th April

 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

 £550 – 2 Places Left

 The Summer term will look at Further Monoprint with textured surfaces, found objects and hybrid printmaking.

Reduction Lino with Ternes Burton registration tabs, Relief and Intaglio Photopolymer. Personal development days to further, explore and develop your practice. Students taking 3 terms will be offat Church Street Gallery, Saffron Walden

                                                                    To book and for more information please contact Sue 

NEW

REDUCTION LINO

Introducing Ternes Burton Pins
2 days £120 – 6 places
9th/10th April

Create multi coloured relief printmaking images from the one block.  Register with the latest relief printmaking product Ternes Burton pins and  tabs for crisp registration.
To book please contact Sue


BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

CONCERTINA SKETCHBOOK
with Karen Stamper

17th/18th June
2 days £160 – 8 places

Spend a glorious two days sketching in the wonderful farm and countryside here at Pinkneys Manor.  Followed by experimental development in the studio experimenting with the eclectic possibilities of Concertina Sketchbooking. Sketchbook and all materials provided.
To book please contact Sue or Karen

 

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOPOLYMER

28th/29th May

2 Days £165

Discover the possibilities of Photopolymer plate a safe UV light sensitive technique requiring no chemicals. Ability to develop both Relief and Intaglio images.
Can be exposed in the sun weather permitting.
To book please contact Sue 

COLLAGRAPHS

20th/21st May – £120
6 places

Two day workshop investigating Collagraphs – working with found objects textured surfaces and carborundum to  create  delicate prints with lots of character.  Experiment with viscosity inking and chine colle.
To book please contact Sue

INTRODUCTION TO WATER BASED SCREEN PRINTING 

25th June £80 – 3 places

A great introduction to waterbased Screen Printing with the use of paper stencils and masks, aquarelle crayons and  Painterly Monotypes.
To book please contact Sue

OPEN ACCESS
for dates and times contact Sue


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PRINTMAKING TASTER SESSION

ALL PROCEEDS TO CANCER RESEARCH UK 
 

10th July
 10.00am – 4.00pm 


 

Come along and have a lovely day trying your hand at printmaking with Drypoint and Lino. Drypoint is an Intaglio process which prints fine details from below the surface. Lino is a Relief printing process where the surface is gouged away and the ink is carried on the uncut surface. A good introduction to printmaking.
 All proceeds go to Cancer Research UK
 
 

To book please contact Sue