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Printmaking for Beginners / Intermediate

Ever wondered what printmaking was all about? Our introduction to printmaking course offers a new and modern insight into the world of print. During this course you will experiment with an exciting range of media and will learn traditional techniques with a new contemporary twist. You will explore a range of printmaking techniques including lino cutting, mono-print, letterpress, dry point etching and screen print. This course is suitable for anyone who would like to learn the basics of printmaking or for anyone looking to further develop their printmaking practice.

  • Course details, fees and dates

    Course Code JB0PF / C0901

    Start Date Wednesday 01 May 2019

    How long is the course? 6 weeks

    What time does the course start? 6:30PM

    What time does the course end? 9:00PM

    When does the course run? Wed

    How much does the course cost? Tuition fee £125 Exam fee £0 Certification fee £0 Materials fee £10 = Total fee £135

    Are concessions available? No

    Examining Body College Cert

    Is an interview required? No

  • What qualification or experience do I need to start the course?

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course, just an interest in art and design.

  • How will I be taught?

    The course is mostly practical. You will be encouraged to keep an investigative workbook of printmaking techniques.

    You will be based in specialist areas such as our art and design studios, print room and computer suites, if relevant. Teaching will take the form of practical demonstrations, individual and group workshop activities, presentations and discussions.

  • How will I be assessed?

    The teacher will record your progress and provide informal regular feedback throughout the course. At the end of your study you will be asked to self-assess your own progress and achievement against the expected achievements as outlined above.

  • What qualification will I get?

    At the end of the course you will receive a Richmond upon Thames College certificate of achievement.

  • What can the course lead to?

    The course is designed to help you understand the role of printmaking in art and design. The skills learned on the course and the work produced can help with the development of an art portfolio and provide a new dimension to your own existing creative practice or as a progression opportunity towards other part-time or full-time creative courses, including the Access to HE Diploma in Art and Design.


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