CPSC Certificate in Fine Art Printmaking

1 day a week for 31 weeks over 3 Terms
From 1 February 2021 or 7 September 2021
10am - 4pm

£975 to 995 per term

CPSC Certificate in Fine Art Printmaking

Every Monday from Monday 1 February 2021

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

Every Tuesday from Tuesday 7 September 2021
Led by Emma James 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.

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 currently to 5 students ensuring good access to equipment and bespoke tuition.
• 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)

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

Course structure
• Week 1 – Initial Induction/Colour Theory/Introduction to Linocut
• Week 2 – Lino - Jigsaw
• Week 3 – Lino - Key Block
• Week 4 – Lino - Reduction
• Week 5 – Lino - Multi Block
• Week 6 – Woodcut
• Week 7 – Letterpress
• Week 8 – Cardboard Cut & Collagraph
• Week 9 – Collagraph & Viscosity printing
• Week 10 – Optional Open Access Day
• Week 11 – Personal Development day and assessment.


Term 2 – Planographic Printmaking (10 weeks)

Term 2 cost: £975 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 – CMYK / Personal Development day.
• Week 8 – Photo Plate Lithography.
• Week 9 – Photo Plate Lithography.
• Week 10 – Optional Open Access Day
• Week 11 – Personal Development day and assessment.


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

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

Course structure
• Week 1 – Drypoint.
• Week 2 – Hard ground Etching.
• Week 3 – Soft ground Drawing & Impressions Etching
• Week 4 – Aquatint.
• Week 5 – Personal Development day.
• Week 6 - Aluminum plate lift Etching
• Week 7 – Aluminium plate lift Etching
• Week 8 – Intaglio photo Solar Plate
• Week 9 – Personal Development day
• Week 10 – Optional Open Access Day
• Week 11 – Personal Development day and assessment
• Week 12 – Group Final Show.


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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.