Tower St Print Project: exciting new linocutting and printmaking workshops in Ipswich!

POSTED ON: 16/01/2018

5 week level 1 Reduction Linocutting courses.
Starts January 16th 10 am to 1 pm (Tuesdays) and February 21st (Wednesdays) 10 am to 1pm.
This course is ideal for beginners and those with rusty skills who want a refresher. You will learn how to create a multi-coloured print of your own artwork using just one piece of lino.This is an exciting printmaking method which we specialise in teaching. People say we are" fun tutors" and the workshops we deliver are "awesome" All materials are supplied and the price includes light refreshments. Price is £160.00 per person. Cheques should be made payable to Oyster Community Press CIC and sent to the Tower St Print Project address. Bacs payments can also be made by arrangement. For full details see www.towerstprintproject.org.uk, email oysterpress.cic@gmailcom or pone 07990553662. We operate a loyalty card for people which means that when your card is stamped with 10 1/2 day sessions or the equivalent you can get a one day workshop free.

Five week Level 1 Multi-block Linocutting course 
Starts Wednesday 24th January 10 am to 1 pm
This course shows beginners or those with rusty skills how to use the multi-block method of linocutting to produce a 3 or f 4 colour final print to take home. You will learn registration techniques and colour mix and ink up your own plates to create your artwork.People say we are" fun tutors" and the workshops we deliver are "awesome" All materials are supplied and the price includes light refreshments. Price is £180.00 per person. Cheques should be made payable to Oyster Community Press CIC and sent to the Tower St Print Project address. Bacs payments can also be made by arrangement. For full details see www.towerstprintproject.org.uk, email oysterpress.cic@gmailcom or pone 07990553662. We operate a loyalty card for people which means that when your card is stamped with 10 1/2 day sessions or the equivalent you can get a one day workshop free.

2 week woodblock printmaking course
Starts January 16th 2pm to 5 pm and is repeated at regular intervals throughout the term. See website for all dates.
On this short course (2 half days over 2 weeks) you will learn how to carve a wood engraving and print your own original multi-coloured artwork. All materials are supplied and the price includes light refreshments. Price is £64.00 per person. Cheques should be made payable to Oyster Community Press CIC and sent to the Tower St Print Project address. Bacs payments can also be made by arrangement. For full details see www.towerstprintproject.org.uk, email oysterpress.cic@gmailcom or pone 07990553662. We operate a loyalty card for people which means that when your card is stamped with 10 1/2 day sessions or the equivalent you can get a one day workshop free.

'Have a Go' Saturday Morning Workshops
Saturday 20th January (lino) and Saturday 3rd February (Etching). See website for other dates.
These are perfect half day introductory sessions to printmaking and focus on either Linocutting or Drypoint Etching techniques. Taking a workshop will help you decide which method you would like to explore further with a longer course.First session is on linocutting on Saturday 20th January. See www.towerstprintproject.org.uk for other dates. All workshops are 10 am to 1 pm and cost £32.per person.Cheques should be made payable to Oyster Community Press CIC and sent to the Tower St Print Project address. Bacs payments can also be made by arrangement. For full details see www.towerstprintproject.org.uk, email oysterpress.cic@gmailcom or pone 07990553662. We operate a loyalty card for people which means that when your card is stamped with 10 1/2 day sessions or the equivalent you can get a one day workshop free.

One Day Introduction to Printmaking workshops
Saturday 27th January and Thursday 8th February, from 10 am to 4 pm. Other dates are on the website.
Learn about monotype,collagraph, linocutting and drypoint etching techniques and try your hand at printmaking yourself. You will take home original work using different techniques that you have experimented with during the day.Price is £60.00 per person. Cheques should be made payable to Oyster Community Press CIC and sent to the Tower St Print Project address. Bacs payments can also be made by arrangement. For full details see www.towerstprintproject.org.uk, email oysterpress.cic@gmailcom or pone 07990553662. We operate a loyalty card for people which means that when your card is stamped with 10 1/2 day sessions or the equivalent you can get a one day workshop free.

Weekend Printmaking Bootcamp 
Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th February and also 10th and 11th March, 10 am to 4 pm daily
These are not for the fainthearted! Learn five printmaking techniques over a weekend and come out fighting fit to take a longer course in a printmaking discipline of your choice. You will test both your creative thinking and practical skills in this visual assault course, and take home work to be proud of, to prove how well you rose to the challenge to become a fledgling printmaker! Price is £120 per person.Cheques should be made payable to Oyster Community Press CIC and sent to the Tower St Print Project address. Bacs payments can also be made by arrangement. For full details see www.towerstprintproject.org.uk, email oysterpress.cic@gmailcom or pone 07990553662. We operate a loyalty card for people which means that when your card is stamped with 10 1/2 day sessions or the equivalent you can get a one day workshop free.

Weekly Printmakers Club 
Every Monday and Friday from the 15th January. Booked in advance in 3 hr slots, am or pm

This is an opportunity for people with good experience of printmaking to come and use our facilities to work on their own projects with access to technical support, if required. This is a social event where you can meet other printmakers and enjoy the chance to be in a creative environment together. Basic materials are included in the price which is £27 for 3 hrs. Booking is essential.Cheques should be made payable to Oyster Community Press CIC and sent to the Tower St Print Project address. Bacs payments can also be made by arrangement. For full details see www.towerstprintproject.org.uk, email oysterpress.cic@gmailcom or pone 07990553662. We operate a loyalty card for people which means that when your card is stamped with 10 1/2 day sessions or the equivalent you can get a one day workshop free. 


The venue for all courses and workshops is the Tower St Print Project, Tower House, 17 Tower Street , Ipswich,IP1 3BE. Our email is oysterpress.cic@gmail.com. Our phone number for enquiries is 07990553662. Payment is by cheque in the post, cash in person (by arrangement) or BACS. Classes must be paid for in advance please, not on the day.


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