NEW Format - CPSC Certificate in Fine Art Printmaking

1 day a week for 31 weeks over 3 Terms
From Monday 6 January 2020 or Tuesday 8 September 2020
10am - 4pm

£975 to 995 per term

NEW Format - CPSC Certificate in Fine Art Printmaking

Every Monday from 6 January 2020
or every Tuesday from 8 September 2020

Led by Hannah Webb MA with additional specialist tutors throughout the course.

1 day a week for 31 weeks over 3 Terms. Students must attend all 3 terms.
Course fees are paid in six instalments.
Maximum 8 places.

Description
An opportunity to study printmaking in depth to achieve to the Curwen Print Study Centre Certificate (in Fine Art Printmaking).
• An introduction to diverse printmaking methods, techniques and approaches.
• High level of technical support and individual tuition enabling students to gain competence in a range of processes while exploring and developing their own creative ideas.
• Planned Personal Development Days with tutor support, to revisit techniques and develop your own work.
• Limited to 8 students ensuring good access to equipment and bespoke tuition. Split into smaller groups for complex techniques.
• Continuous feedback and mentoring throughout the course from tutors with end of term assessments for Term 1 and 2 by Hannah Webb.
• Final Assessment in Term 3 with Stanley Jones MBE, Chloe Cheese MA RCA and Hannah Webb of the portfolio of prints developed and produced during the entire course.
• Exhibition and Private View in the Studio at the end of the course.
• Suitable for all abilities.


Term 1 – Relief Printmaking (10 weeks)

Mondays from 6 January to 23 March 2020 (excluding 17 February): 10am – 4pm
• Optional Open Access day 16 March
• Assessment day 23 March

Tuesdays from 8 September to 1 December 2020 (excluding 27 October & 24 November): 10am – 4pm
• Optional Open Access day 17 November
• Assessment day 1 December

Term 1 cost
£975 including materials, payable in two instalments.

Course structure
• Week 1 – Initial Induction; studio tour; Colour Theory practical session.
• Week 2 – Introduction to Linocut.
• Week 3 – Lino - Reduction & Multi Block.
• Week 4 – Lino - Key Block & Jigsaw.
• Week 5 – Personal Development day.
• Week 6 – Letterpress.
• Week 7 – Woodcut.
• Week 8 – Cardboard Cut.
• Week 9 – Collagraph.
• Week 10 – Personal Development day and assessment.


Term 2 – Intaglio Printmaking (10 weeks)

Mondays from 20 April to 6 July (excluding 25 May): 10am – 4pm
• Optional Open Access day 29 June
• Assessment day 6 July

Tuesdays from 5 January 2021 to 23 March 2021 (excluding 16 February): 10am – 4pm
• Optional Open Access day 16 March
• Assessment day 23 March

Term 2 cost
£975 including materials, payable in two instalments.

Course structure
• Week 1 – Drypoint.
• Week 2 – Hard ground Etching.
• Week 3 – Soft ground Etching.
• Week 4 – Aquatint.
• Week 5 – Personal Development day.
• Week 6 - Aluminum plate including sugarlift.
• Week 7 – Aluminium plate including sugarlift.
• Week 8 – Photo Etching on aluminium.
• Week 9 – Personal Development day.
• Week 10 – Personal Development day and assessment.


Term 3 – Planographic Printmaking (11 weeks including Final Show)

Mondays from 7 September to 23 November (excluding 26 October): 10am – 4pm
• Optional Open Access day 16 November
• Assessment day 23 November
• Final Show 28 and/or 29 November (option to add second day)

Tuesdays from 13 April to 6 July 2021 (excluding 1 June & 15 June): 10am – 4pm
• Optional Open Access day 29 June
• Assessment day 6 July
• Final Show 10 and/or 11 July (option to add second day)

Term 3 cost
(11 weeks) £995 including materials, payable in two instalments.

Course structure
• Week 1- Monoprinting with textures/found objects and drawing/painting.
• Week 2 – Screen Printing with paper stencils.
• Week 3 – Screen Printing with drawing fluid & screen filler.
• Week 4 – Screen Printing with photo emulsion.
• Week 5 – Screen Printing with photo emulsion.
• Week 6 – Screen Printing with CMYK separations.
• Week 7 – Personal Development day.
• Week 8 – Photo Plate Lithography.
• Week 9 – Photo Plate Lithography.
• Week 10 – Personal Development day and assessment.
• Week 11 – Group Final Show.


Payment / Terms and Conditions

For all courses except CPSC Certificate course

Full payment of the course fee is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until full payment has been received.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date.

Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre. Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.

For CPSC Certificate course

Payment of the deposit for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this deposit has been received. The outstanding balance for Term 1 is due before the start of Term 1 and payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be phased in a similar way. The receipt of your Term 1 deposit is acceptance of commitment to all 3 Terms of the Certificate course.

If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date. Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre.

Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.