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Printmaking - Open workshop

Printmaking - Open workshop

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Sean Myers


Using the state of the art printmaking facilities at our site in Elthorne Rd (Archway tube). This open access course offers great opportunities for all students who want to further develop their work and have good printmaking experience or have completed the Experimental Printmaking or Mixed Media Printmaking courses taught by Sean Myers at Central Saint Martins. Intaglio and Relief printmaking access will mainly include the use of the 3 etching presses (A4 to A1 sizes), the Alexandra and Beaver presses, A1 Light Box, Digital Mac Suite and the excellent colour copying facilities in the college. Techniques available include: embossing/debossing, drypoint, monoprint, texture printing, lino/wood cut, chine-collé, paper cut stencil, collograph, photo polymer and photo transfer printing.Although the course is open access, to enable you to work on your own projects, Sean Myers will be present throughout to help and advise and give demonstrations where required.

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Seán Myers works with Foundation, BA and MA students at Central Saint Martins. He is an artist and lecturer and also runs a silkscreen printing studio in North London. 

To see images of previous student work, view the galleries on Seán's website:

To learn more about Seán, read his interview on the CSM Short Courses blog here.


Please bring with you to the sessions:

Any current projects that you are working on.

Some materials are provided, but depending on your projects you may also like to bring:

  • Fresh colour and black & white photocopies
  • Textured materials (tin foil, cling film, corrugated cardboard, organic material (dried pressed flowers/grasses)
  • Engraving tools (if you have them)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Surfaces to print on - e.g latex, leather, smooth fabrics (silk/satin/cotton), textured/embroidered fabrics or flock wallpaper.
  • Available dates