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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?

Each day you will explore a new technique, these will be:

Photography
Film processing
Darkroom printing
Cyanotypes
Pin Hole Cameras
5x4 large format camera image making
Double exposure printing
Printmaking
Drypoint
Collograph
Lino cut
Letterpress
Screen printing

You will research practitioners in each of these fields to enhance your understanding of the technique. On the third week you will have the choice of which technique you want to take further and develop. The culmination of the course will be an exhibition of your prints.

Academic Status: Practice-based (non-credit bearing)
Faculty: Arts, Design and Media 
Dates:  22 July to 9 August 2019 (three weeks)
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