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February 2019

Introduction to Non-Toxic Etching with Mai Osawa

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£160 5 tickets left

Artist/Illustrator Mai Osawa’s prints are made using various techniques, including: screenprint, drypoint, photopolymer and etching. Since the establishment of our new non-toxic etching facility at the beginning of 2017, Mai has been working almost exclusively in the etching room and is keen to share her skills with those interested in…

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So this is Cyanotype! with Gill Jenkins

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£55 Sold out

Cyanotype was traditionally a photographic printing process, used by engineers to produce copies of drawings, or ‘blueprints’. This one-day workshop is a chance to experience the Cyanotype printing method but Gill will take the processes into the dark room, a quicker alternative to sunlight. You will also explore two-layered Cyanotypes…

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Hybrid Printmaking – A Talk by Artist Sumi Perera RE

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£5

Sumi Perera RE will be giving a talk at Ochre Print Studio as an introduction to the workshops she will be running with us later this year. Sumi travels extensively, both nationally and internationally, exhibiting her work in galleries here and across the globe. We’ve asked her to take a break from…

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March 2019

Drawing with Ink and Bleach with Jule Mallett

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£55 4 tickets left

Drawing with water based inks and bleach can create experimental and expressive marks that are difficult to achieve with other mediums. The results can be really exciting and will give you the opportunity to spend hours just playing with mark-making. All materials are included in the workshop price. Date: Friday…

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Introduction to Linocut  with Mai Osawa

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£120 Sold out

There’s so much more to linocut printmaking than meets the eye but this weekend course is a good starting point for those who want to learn the basic techniques. Expect a busy and productive weekend in the print studio where Mai will teach you how to create and cut a design…

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Turbocharged Screenprinting with Jule Mallett

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£160 5 tickets left

Bring your trainers! A high speed introduction to screenprinting teaching you all the basic processes and techniques you need to create and build images using auto-graphic/hand drawn marks and stencils. You will be shown how to prepare your images, coat a silkscreen with photographic emulsion, use the dark room to…

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Jigsaw Lino with Gill Jenkins

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£110 5 tickets left

This two day workshop will explore the possibilities of using soft cut lino to produce vibrant multi-coloured prints, incorporating areas of flat colour, mark-making and texture. Tutor Gill Jenkins will let you use her own jigsaw plates as she guides you through the various inking methods on offer and then…

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Bookbinding with Angela Thames

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£60 7 tickets left

On this one day workshop Angela will show you three different types of bookbinding techniques. You will produce a booklet using a simple pamphlet stitch, a long stitched method where the stitching is seen on the outside of the spine and a stitched multi sectioned book using decorative ribbons as…

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Procion Dyeing with Jule Mallett

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£100 6 tickets left

A three week course exploring different ways of dyeing cloth using Procion dyes. An opportunity to experiment with colour - dyeing cloth in bags, jam jars and trays! Dates: Fridays 15 / 22 / 29 March Times: 10am to 1pm Cost: £100 / Members £90

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Screenprinting on Textiles with Jule Mallett

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£130 3 tickets left

This is our first weekend course covering screenprinting on textiles. Our Resident Textile Tutor, Jule Mallett, will take you through all the processes involved from creating your fabric designs to exposing them on  a silkscreen and printing them on cloth. Suitable for beginners and refreshers alike, all basic materials are…

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Soft Ground Etching – Impressing Marks on Copper with Mai Osawa 

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£70

This one day Intermediate Course is suitable for those of you who have already attended the Introduction to Non-Toxic Etching Course at Ochre Print Studio and who wish to experiment further with the Soft Ground Etching technique. Mai will show you how to impress marks into a wet ground as…

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Intermediate Linocut with Diana Croft

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£170 6 tickets left

Diana Croft is a painter/printmaker and member of Greenwich Printmakers. She specialises in linocuts and collagraphs inspired by nature and the landscape. Her prints are often stylised representations of landscapes particularly the South Downs and have a strong sense of pattern and design. This three week intermediate course will allow…

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Collagraph Cornucopia with Ruth Barrett-Danes

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£140 4 tickets left

Working on the Environmount Board as a substrate allows for the possibility of Drypoint marks to be included in the imagery. However, the course will also the investigate the potential of a Drypoint paper stocked at Ochre which allows a greater freedom in the range of mark marking and is…

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Coffee Lift Etching with Mai Osawa

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£115 6 tickets left

This two week course is suitable for beginners and those who have already attended the introductions to etching at Ochre and who wish to expand the processes they can use in the etching room. This process involves painting directly onto the metal plate with coffee liquid, creating a painterly image.…

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Photopolymer Etching with Mai Osawa

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£150 6 tickets left

This weekend course will introduce you to a form of printmaking that is simple, safe, and versatile. Printmaking using Photopolymer Plates or ‘Solarplate’ is a process of exposing light sensitive plates in sunlight or UV light (we have an exposure unit for this), and developing them in water before printing.…

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April 2019

Monoprint with Julie Simmonds

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£120 4 tickets left

Join Julie Simmonds in her immersive two day course learning how to develop drawings into mono-prints. This technique involves scraping back and applying ink to build up an image that can then be printed, but also added to and reprinted to achieve painterly effects with this simple and playful technique.…

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Experimental Collagraph Print Workshop with Charles Shearer

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£140 2 tickets left

This two day workshop will introduce you to a printing process that would suit anyone wishing to experiment and develop their creative ideas. No experience of print should be a barrier though some dexterity with a craft knife may prove an advantage. Saturday: Following an introductory talk you will be…

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Turbocharged Screenprinting with Jule Mallett

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£170 6 tickets left

Bring your trainers! A high speed introduction to screenprinting teaching you all the basic processes and techniques you need to create and build images using auto-graphic/hand drawn marks and stencils. You will be shown how to prepare your images, coat a silkscreen with photographic emulsion, use the dark room to expose…

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Sublimation Printing with Jule Mallett

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£55 6 tickets left

Experiment with colour and mark making to create a range of different effects on synthetic fibres using dye-sublimation printing. Techniques can be combined and layered to create unique designs and endless possibilities. This taster session is aimed at beginners. All basic materials included in workshop price. Date: Friday 26 April…

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Mixed Media Assemblages – Hybrid Printmaking with Sumi Perera RE

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£140 5 tickets left

Explore hybrid printmaking techniques with Sumi Perera RE. This Masterclass is an opportunity to experiment with multiple print methods to produce modular 2D and 3D structures that are often reversible and may be re-sequenced to generate different permutations. She will be employing a range of techniques including: Etching, Aquatint, Collagraph,…

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Shibori with Jule Mallett

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£55 6 tickets left

Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it in indigo. Whatever is used to bind the fabric will resist the dye, resulting in areas of the cloth that take the distinctive blue dye in patterns created by the resistance, and…

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May 2019

An Introduction to Dyeing with Rust with Jule Mallett

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£55 6 tickets left

Jule is known in the studio as 'The Queen of Rust' and she uses rust dyed cloth in many of her projects as a Textile Artist. On this one day introduction, she will explain the processes involved, demonstrate which fabrics give the best results and cover the basic equipment and…

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Intermediate Printmaking with Jane Stobart RE and Mustafa Sidki

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£150 4 tickets left

This intensive weekend course, taught by two highly talented and experienced tutors, is offered to those with previous experience wishing to advance their printmaking through the many possibilities available and experience something a little different and more challenging! Working with two such knowledgeable and skilled printmakers will be an exciting…

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Letterpress with Tom Boulton

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£65 4 tickets left

Finally, after years of talking about it, we've invited Tom Boulton to visit the studio to teach Letterpress! Tom, aka TYPETOM.COM, trained as a typographic designer and is now a self-taught letterpress printer. With over ten years’ experience he has been commissioned by the likes of Tate Modern, Fortnum and…

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Dynamic Printmaking from the Life Model with Sarah Cliff

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£140 Sold out

This workshop is suitable for all levels of printmaking and life drawing skills. On the first day, the model will pose in a decorative environment and adopt a number of dynamic gestures to music. The objective is to capture the sense of movement in simple mono prints and line drawings…

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Intermediate Wood Engraving – A Masterclass with Anne Desmet RA

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£75 7 tickets left

A one-day master-class in wood engraving for those who already have some experience of the medium. Anne Desmet will work individually and collectively with the group to develop each participant’s engraving. The course will comprise engraving exercises, set by the tutor, on practice blocks, in order to refine and improve…

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July 2019

The Hybrid Print – Mixed Up Monoprints with Tessa Pearson

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm BST
Ochre Print Studio, Lockwood Centre, Westfield Road, Slyfield Industrial Estate
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1RR United Kingdom
£140 5 tickets left

Create unusual layered monoprints combining elements of drawn and painterly marks and flat rolled colour with collage and texture plates inked in relief, adding subtle colour and interesting surfaces. Tessa’s bold abstract prints are mostly original monotypes using oil etching inks, built up in many layers and richly textured with…

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