NEW Printmaking Courses 2018 with Sue Jones
The autumn term has been a very busy one with full workshops, additional workshops requested and delivered and a waiting list for everything.
“Stoneman Press would like to say a big thank you to all artists and visitors in 2017, it has been lovely to see friendly faces and meet many new artists”
The most exciting news is the arrival of an “ALBION” press in the studio by the New Year, fingers crossed all goes to plan.
We look forward to welcoming you back in 2018.
Have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year.
WORKSHOPS FOR SPRING 2018
MORE TO FOLLOW
Thursday Morning Print Club
8 weeks – 8th Feb to 29th March
9:30am – 12.30pm
£280 – only 2 places left
An eight week course looking at Introduction to monotype, multi coloured relief printmaking with reduction lino and mountboard cuts. A regular Thursday morning Print Club, small group working in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, looking at different print techniques. Students taking three terms will be offered the opportunity to exhibit in Church Street Gallery, Saffron Walden, later in the year.
Two day workshop – 27th/28th February
10am – 4pm
£120 – 3 places left
Advance your relief printmaking skills with the reduction technique. Learn how to plan, cut, register and print multi coloured images from a single block. Enjoy a busy two days extending and developing your relief printmaking knowledge. Previous knowledge of relief printmaking a help but not a necessity.
Edel Handmade Books – Drop Back (Clamshell) Box
10am – 4pm
£85 – 7 places
Edel is back by popular demand! Create a beautiful clam shell box with Edel Handmade Books to store or present your lovely prints in. Can be used to sell a series of prints, store tools or give as a gift. Bring your old prints to line or cover your box with your own personalised papers!
Wood engraving with Geri Waddinton
12th/13th March – 2 day workshop
10am – 4pm – £150, 1 Place Left
An introduction to the wonderful quality of wood engraving with end-grain hard wood to produce incredibly fine detailed images. This class is taken by the very talented Geri Waddinton, former chair of the Society of Wood engravers. Includes practice block and final piece block
Introduction to Monotype
27th March – 10am – 4pm
£65 – 1 place left
Explore traditional monotype techniques. Looks at transfer drawing requiring no press, the subtractive/reduction and painterly methods. Experiment with layering, masking textured surfaces and combining techniques creating lovely unique images. Suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their knowledge.
Further Monotype with textured surfaces and found objects
28th March 10 – 4pm
£65 – 1 place left
Explore the possibilities of textured surfaces and found objects to produce monotype prints. Create ghost or shadow prints, layer, use of masks and pochoir to produce beautiful unique images. Combine with drypoint to build eclectic beautiful unique hybrid prints. A fun experimental day that makes you look at the objects around you in a new way! Suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their skills.
Book 27th March ‘Introduction to’ and 28th March ‘Further Monotype’ together for a saving of £10 making £120 for both workshops
Beginners Book Binding with Edel Handmade Books
9th/16th/23rd April 10am -4pm
£260 – 8 spaces
A three day workshop over three weeks
with Edel Hopkins a master bookbinder.
This 5-structure series, completed over 3 days, is designed to give you a comprehensive introduction to the basic skills of bookbinding. You will make four different bindings – case bound, quarter bound, concertina and stab stitch – as well as a lined slipcase in which to store your ‘prototype’ collection. The styles are carefully chosen so that they each represent a finished project or can be ‘mixed and matched’ to provide a myriad of creative results ensuring you are never again short of a notebook or gift!
Blind Embossing and Viscosity printing with Collagraphs
1st – 2nd May 10am – 4pm
£120 – 6 places
Print with no ink to produce images that rely on light and shade to create soft subtle images. Learn how to create collagraphs suitable for blind embossing and multiple ink viscosities. Experiment with one, two and three different Ink viscosities for exciting multi coloured collagraph prints. Print intaglio and relief. Suitable for those wishing to further their skills and those new to collagraphs.
Open Access and Group Bookings
£40 plus materials
for more information and details of availability please contact
More workshops to come, including Screen and Photopolymer
To find about more on all of these workshops or book a place please contact Sue Jones on: