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Top Courses in Printmaking

Courses at a university satisfy a variety of needs. You might want an introductory look at a field or are seeking higher certification by taking one or more intensive courses. Courses can take a few weeks, a few months or an entire semester.

More specifically, what is a course in printmaking? This course covers a wide range of topics, mainly about photography and 3D printing. The format also varies, with some schools offering this course in a studio setting while others provide more theoretical instruction. Printing is done in multiple media formats, including paper, metal, wood and plastic. You could work directly with tools such as a 3D printer, a photo lab or woodworking tools.

There are many skills associated with printmaking and they include attention to detail, fine motor skills and the ability to follow instructions. These skills are useful in any job where you create or modify a product.

Some courses require registration with the school you're attending, which can affect the cost. Also, online courses are usually cheaper than ones in a classroom. Finally, supplies and books should also factor into your budget.

There are many career paths you could take after completing a course in printmaking. If you focus on photography, you could work behind a camera, in a darkroom or at a computer. Advertising is a popular option since is also includes making paper and 3D models, large banners and other static media. Focusing in 3D printing opens up opportunities in manufacturing and industry. 3D printing is also a good avenue to work as an artist bringing flat images to life.

There are multiple printmaking courses all over Europe and some online courses that can be taken from anywhere in the world. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Course in Masterclass: Photo-Polymer

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part-time 2 weeks Request Info United Kingdom London

Photo-etching is a method of etching an image into a metal plate using a light-sensitive ground. The image may come from a photograph, drawing or a printout. Over two days you will be introduced to each stage of the photo-etching process.

Advanced Printmaking

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part-time 10 weeks Request Info United Kingdom London

This course will provide an opportunity for experienced printmakers to further their exploration of the diverse processes and techniques offered in print. You will work in the well-equipped studio with specialist facilities to further develop your ideas and imagery into a portfolio of

Contemporary Printmaking – Intermediate

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part-time 5 - 10 weeks Request Info United Kingdom London

Contemporary Printmaking covers the intaglio techniques such as etching, monoprint, drypoint, collagraph and focuses on aspects of these to build on the skills taught in the Introduction to Printmaking course.

Evening Printmaking Workshop

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part-time 10 weeks Request Info United Kingdom London

This printmaking workshop is a practical studio-based programme for beginners and intermediate students. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such as Drypoint, Collagraph, Lino Cut, Monoprinting, Etching and Photo-Etching.

Introduction to Printmaking

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part-time 10 weeks Request Info United Kingdom London

This Introduction to Printmaking course is a practical studio-based programme and combines structured teaching and informal workshop time. You will gain a good overview of the printmaking media and grounding in a wide range of techniques such

Exploring Printmaking

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part-time 10 weeks Request Info United Kingdom London

This is a structured course for those who would like to explore the potential and possibilities of conventional printmaking mediums, such as monoprint, drypoint, etching, aquatint etc. Beginners are welcome Studio fee £20 per term.

Darkroom: Advanced Workshops – Printing

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part-time 5 weeks Request Info United Kingdom London

This is a course for more advanced photographic printers, although processing film to a high quality and using alternative developers for different effects will be covered. You will learn how to print on fibre based paper to make exhibition prints using different developers and papers.