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Summer Print Club


Join us this summer for some printmaking fun!

From Tuesday 23rd July to Friday 2nd August 2024, these short sessions are designed to offer an experience of printmaking using accessible techniques and materials, encouraging creative thinking and problem solving in a relaxed and friendly space.

Workshops run from 10am to 1pm with a wee snack offered!

Tuesday 23rd and 30th: Drypoint Etching & Letterpress - Create your own Scottish Bank notes using this traditional process and design and make your own folio decorated in Letterpress to take your work home in.

Wednesday 24th and 31st: Repeat pattern block printing - Explore this fun technique for creating a repeat pattern using your own ideas and design - you will print these onto fabric and paper.

Thursday 25th and 1st: Book Magic - Learn how to make a range of different small books and decorate them with some simple printmaking techniques.

Friday 26th and 2nd: Printmaking from the recycling bin - using materials from the recycling bin to create multi coloured and multi textured prints.

Saturday 27th and 3rd: Lego Printing! Build it, Ink it, Print it - using Lego bricks and Lego dots to create designs and images with multi layers and colours.

These workshops are suitable for children aged 8-12 years old. No need for adults to attend. Children can be dropped off and picked up after the course.

These workshops are part of Castle Mills: Then & Now, a heritage project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on growing and diversifying community heritage activities to widen reach and engagement, working with people and communities to generate ideas for new activities.

 

Course Times 10am-1pm

Tutor Fiona Maher

Suitability 8-12 Yrs

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    • £5.00
    • 23 July 2024-3 August 2024
    • subvenue Learning Studio
    • 8-12 year olds
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    Edinburgh Printmakers

    Castle Mills, 1 Dundee St, Edinburgh

    EH3 9FP

    0131 557 2479 info@edinburghprintmakers.co.uk

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