Leeds Print Workshop.

A co-operative printmaking studio

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We provide access to print facilities and a space to work for anyone interested in printmaking. As well as catering for all the established printmakers out there in Leeds, we also run classes to bring new people to the medium.

The Leeds Print Workshop founding committee is made up of fine artists, teachers, graphic designers and illustrators all with one thing in common: a love of printmaking. Once people have found a love of printmaking, it can be hard to continue to make prints solo. We are the resource that allows you to carry on printing, surrounded by other printmakers who can share ideas, techniques, innovations and feedback.

The committee formed back in 2015 with a pipedream to set up a print studio. After many meetings, cups of tea and biscuits, East Street Arts found us an amazing City Centre location and after humble beginnings we’ve really made our pipedream a reality.

"We have a lot of workshops and short courses to choose from including screen printing, collograph, monoprinting, lino printing and bookbinding. Workshops are taught by our founder members who all have a wealth of knowledge and experience in printmaking and education. "

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130 Vicar Lane
Leeds
LS2 7NL


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Date and time Sun 11 March 2018 11:00 – 15:30 GMT DESCRIPTION This workshop will introduce you to a quick and easy version of collograph which avoids the drying time associated with glue and uses relief inking methods to produce …

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Date and time 3 WEEK COURSE THURSDAYS 8th MARCH – 22nd MARCH 2018 6:30pm – 9:00pm DESCRIPTION On this short course you will learn how to use the tools, materials and techniques to get you started in bookbinding.You’ll make a …

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Date and time 5 WEEK EVENING COURSE MONDAYS 15th JANUARY – 12th FEBRUARY 2018 DESCRIPTION 6:30pm – 9:00pm Learn to use screen printing in a more experimental way using stencils, screen exposures and monoprinting methods. This course will encourage creativity …

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Date and time 1 DAY WORKSHOP SATURDAY 4th NOVEMBER 11am – 4pm DESCRIPTION This workshop is for those who want to explore slightly more complex forms of bookbinding, including hardback books, and gain ideas for future projects at home. We …

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Lino is a relief printing process. The printing plate can be made from traditional hessian backed flooring lino or a polymer based block. We will use an easy cut substitute which is softer and easier to use. You will be shown how to safely cut and chisel an image or pattern from the lino using specialist tools that we will supply for the day.

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