Printmaking and Photography

A student printmaking

Course description

This hands on course will introduce you to a variety of creative printmaking and photography techniques. We will draw inspiration from the city on a walking tour to form the basis of our prints armed with a 35mm film camera and a sketchbook that you will have bound yourself.

What will you study?

You will explore a wide variety of techniques, including:

  • Photography
  • Post-processing
  • Darkroom printing
  • Analogue processes: cyanotypes, photograms
  • Studio Portraiture
  • Bookbinding
  • Letterpress

You will research practitioners in each of these fields to enhance your understanding of the technique. The culmination of the course will be an exhibition of your books and prints.

Academic Status: Practice-based (non-credit bearing)
Faculty: Arts, Design and Media 
Dates:  Monday 17 July - Friday 4 August 2023
Venue: City Centre Campus (Parkside Building)
English language requirement: No formal qualification required; however all classes will be taught in English
Academic Pre-requisites: Level 3 or equivalent
Fee: £2,200