All day printmaking workshop


Regular printmaking workshops take place at Prospect Studios in Waterfoot. suitable for both beginners or artists with some printmaking experience covering such techniques as

  • Dry Point.
  • Etching and Aquatint.
  • Relief Printing.
  • Collograph.
  • Monoprinting.
  • Dates for 2019-2020



July 14th, 15th and 27th

August 3rd, 4th and 5th.

September 6th, 7th and 8th, 28th.

October 18th, 19th and 20th.

November 8th, 9th and 10th

December 7th, 8th and 9th

Large drypoint weekend and collograph course ( 2 days ) to take place in August ( contact Alan for details )


January 10th, 11th and 12th

February 7th, 8th and 9th

March 27th, 28th and 29th.

April  24th, 25th and 26th

May  22nd, 23rd and 24th

June 19th, 20th and 21st

July 217th, 18th and 19th.

Extra classes will be arranged during the year, interested parties should  join mailing list.

HOT BED PRESS are organising The 20 20 exchange again and prints will need to be completed at Prospect by 20th 2019. Anyone interested let me know by end of July.

Extra classes will be arranged during year.


Also new to this year is an evening class . This currently takes place 6.00 pm to 8.30pm. and costs £15. Contact Alan for further details.

I also intend to organise another Stuart Brocklehurst weekend later in year ( november ).

For any groups able to gather 6 artists together, I can run a bespoke class , occasional days can be arranged during week. I also offer an editioning service should artists not wish to print their own plates, price on request. Also off site classes can be arranged for art groups, making full use of water based inks and a portable print which can print up to A4.

  • Artists can attend one day or two.
  • Also if artists wish to take part in the 20 20 exchange in need to know by end of July. Best wishes Alan
  • Specialist courses organised for schools, art groups etc.
  • Classes take place from 10.00am to
  • Classes can be arranged for children by arrangement
  • Small GCSE groups can be catered for
  • Dates liable to change dependent on numbers.
  • Cost £40 per day plus plates and Fabriano paper ( if needed )
  • additional dates to be arranged, email for details.
  • Leaflet with details available on request.
  • Free parking by studio.
  • Bus X43 from Manchester and Burnley, 464 from Rochdale, Accrington.
  • Alan has been CRB approved for over 15 years.
  • Class numbers limited to 7.
  • Class members regularly exhibit, are selected for competiions and sell their work.
  • Art groups and art societies catered for.
  • Collograph weekend, large drypoint classes and extra workshops tba.
  • Teacher training days can be arranged on or off site.
  • Alan has organised birthday parties on and off site.
  • Alan has run print sessions for hen party groups.
  • Contact Alan if you have an idea, he will listen to most session plans.