Printmaking for 14 - 17 Year Olds
Enjoy this hands-on opportunity to explore visual ideas using a variety of printmaking processes and methods, including monoprinting, etching and screenprinting. Working in Camberwell College’s excellent facilities, you will be guided by university staff who are also professional printmakers and practising artists...
Taught by: Brian Hodgson, Simon Burbidge.
Enjoy this hands-on opportunity to explore visual ideas using a variety of printmaking processes and methods, including monoprinting, etching and screenprinting. Working in Camberwell College’s excellent facilities, you will be guided by university staff who are also professional printmakers and practising artists. This fast-paced course will allow you to explore drawing and mark-making as you experiment with a diverse range of printmaking techniques to develop your ideas and produce a range of prints that can be used as part of an art portfolio.
You will have developed a body of printmaking work. Gained a basic understanding of printmaking. And be able to use different kinds of print processes to develop and explore your own visual ideas. You will know how to work in a professional way in a printmaking workshop and use printing presses.
Who Should Attend
Anyone aged 14 - 17 years who keen to experience working with a range of different printmaking techniques. It would also be suitable for anyone wanting to build a portfolio of printmaking work, considering future studies in art and design.
Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.
Brian Hodgson is an artist whose practice encompasses drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, and actions. He has exhibited both in the UK and internationally, recently winning the solo show prize of Pushing Print 2011, and being shortlisted for the inaugural John Ruskin Prize 2012.
Brian has worked at a number of leading professional print studios on projects for major contemporary artists. He has also worked collaboratively with Gustav Metzger and the Hayward Gallery to recreate Metzger’s 1961 ‘acid on nylon demonstration’ (Hayward Gallery 2006). Brian has taught in Higher, Further, and Adult Education in a number of colleges across London and the South East.
Simon Burbidge is an artist whose practice involves printmaking, drawing, collage and constructions. He has exhibited widely throughout the UK and internationally. Simon teaches printmaking at UAL Camberwell and at University of Brighton and has taught on residencies at Tsinghua and CAFA in Beiging. Simon is currently involved in organizing a collaborative exchange with the Art Schools in Oslo and Madrid.
Please bring the following with you on the first day:
- Sketchbooks of recent drawings and ideas.
- Pencils, pens.
- Any relevant photographic imagery.