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Print Studio

The Bluecoat Print Studio is a vibrant open access printmaking facility based within the Bluecoat Gallery and studios in the heart of Liverpool City Centre. We are committed to promoting and facilitating the exploration of print via workshops, exhibitions, residencies and offering low cost rental of our studios to artists. 

We have both a screenprint and etching studio which experienced printmakers can hire throughout the week. If you are an experienced printmaker and would like to find out more about hiring visit our hiring the print studio page.

We also offer introductory workshops for beginners and intermediate workshops for those who would like to expand their print knowledge all taught by experts in their field which are all listed below and on our courses and workshops page.

Workshops

Intro to Screenprint

Sat 24 Sep & Sat 26 Nov, 11am - 5pm

Learn how to produce a two layer screenprint in a day.

This one day workshop equips you with the knowledge to be able to print from start to finish. You will be shown how to make your artwork ready for screen and how to transfer your image onto the screen. You will then be shown how to print your artwork and use multiple layers to build up your image. No prior experience required this workshop is also a good for screenprinters that require a refresher.

Tickets: £60/£50 To book online click here or call - 01517025324

Relief Print

Sat 8 Oct, 11am - 5pm

Explore Relief print techniques including linocut, woodcut and reduction printing.

Explore Relief print techniques including linocut, woodcut and reduction colour printing. Discover out how to transfer your imagery, carve and print your own block and create a multi-layered, multi-coloured print from one piece of lino. This workshop is for both absolute beginners and those more experienced printmakers alike.

Tickets: £60/£50 To book online click here or call - 01517025324

Printmaking for Beginners

This workshop will introduce you to some of the most important principles of printmaking. You will discover the different qualities that print techniques can offer, and leave the workshop knowing the difference between relief techniques and intaglio. You will use reduction monoprint, woodcut and drypoint. No prior experience required

Tickets: £60/£50 To book call - 0151 7025324.

Intermediate Screenprint

Sat 22 Oct, 11am - 5pm

Explore more advanced image making techniques including halftone photographic stencils. If you have attended one of our intro to screenprint workshops or have been printing for a while and would like to explore different techniques then this workshop is for you. We will show you how to turn a photographic image into a printable halftone using photoshop and more advanced registration techniques. Some prior experience of screenprint is required for this workshop.

Tickets: £60/£50 To book call - 0151 7025324

Three Techniques in a Day

Sat 19 Nov, 11am - 5pm

In this one day workshop you will learn how to create and print a collagraph, drypiont and monoprint. Each technique will offer a different result from the more painterly marks created using reduction monoprint to the more linear marks created with drypoint. Begin your print portfolio with these 3 techniques. This workshop is open to both absolute beginners and those more experienced printmakers alike.

Tickets: £60/£50 To book online click here or call - 0151 7025324.

Print Club

Mon 19 Sep ongoing 6 - 8pm

Fortnightly print workshop on a Monday evening, suitable for all levels.

Print Club is a taster session that enables you to build up an understanding of how different techniques work and how some printmaking techniques have similar principles. This is a fun informal way to gain an understanding of printmaking where you will produce a lot of your own prints along the way

Fortnightly print workshop on a Tuesday evening, suitable for all levels.

Print Club is a taster session that enables you to build up an understanding of how different techniques work and how some printmaking techniques have similar principles. This is a fun informal way to gain an understanding of printmaking where you will produce a lot of your own prints along the way

Tickets: £15 per session To book online click here or call - 0151 7025324

 

We also run workshops in cyanotype, photoetching, relief print, mono print, etching and lots more please email if you are interested in any of these.

 

Emailprint@thebluecoat.org.uk

Give someone an experience to remember by treating them to a Print Club taster session or workshop. We offer a range of workshops including Screen Print, Etching & Monoprint. For more information and to pick up your gift go to Tickets and Information 0151 702 5324 | info@thebluecoat.org.uk

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