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 2021

2021.

Workshops are up and running with limited numbers until further notice due to Coronavirus restrictions. Numbers will be limited to 4 until the end of September and artists are welcome to bring their own creative groups to the studio. Each artist will have their own table space to work at, socially distanced from the group.Other dates can be arranged but do contact me via email: alan@alanbirch.co.uk or 07757186327. Flexibility is the new normal! Costs are £40 for the day includes refreshments and everything but plates and final Fabriano paper.

July

25th

31st and 1st August ( collograph sessions )

August

6th, 15th, 21st, 22nd,

28th, 29th ( large drypoint course )

September

4th, 12th and 14th.

Monday and Tuesdays will continue throughout the year  6pm-8.30 pm. Cost £15 plus materials.  To book contact me, via email.

Many thanks for your co-operation.

Once the situation eases , hopefully very soon. Pre -covid arrangements will apply.

For any groups able to gather 4 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.
  • Artists have shown in numerous exhibitions as a group and individually.
  • Specialist courses organised for schools, art groups etc.
  • Classes take place from 10.00am to 16.00.pm.
  • Classes can be arranged for children by arrangement
  • Families catered for
  • Small GCSE groups can be arranged
  • Dates liable to change dependent on numbers.
  • Cost £40 per day plus plates and Fabriano paper ( if needed )
  • Tea and coffee can be provided.
  • 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 20 years.
  • Class numbers limited to 4 at moment ( usually 6 ).
  • 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 in the Whitworth.
  • Contact Alan if you have an idea, he will listen to most session plans.