What background and qualifications do you need to join? (Entry Requirements)
This class is aimed at intermediate and experienced printmakers, therefore applicants should be confident using etching and printmaking equipment.
What does the course lead to?
This course provides an opportunity to gain confidence and autonomy when working within a print room. You will be encouraged to build a portfolio of prints which could to assist progression to higher level courses.
Where will I study?
The printmaking studio is located at the Chelsea Centre, Hortensia Road.
How much should I study outside class?
It is recommended that you prepare imagery and materials, of your choice, outside the class, so you can use the time in the studio more fully for printing and technical processing which cannot be done at home. A sketchbook documenting your ideas development, technical notes and research is also recommended.
Are any course materials online?
Once you are enrolled on the course you will be introduced to the college’s virtual learning environment. Here you will find materials and information in support of your studies.
What books and equipment do I need?
You need to bring: a sketchbook and some art equipment such as pencils, eraser, a range of brushes, Stanley knife, scissors and apron. You will also need heavy duty rubber gloves which can be bought in the studio.
What else do I need to buy? What extra costs are there?
There is a studio fee of £30 per term payable to the tutor which covers basic materials, except paper and plates which you pay extra for as you use them. All materials are available to buy in the studio.
If you have further questions about the course, the tutor can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org