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Stretch your creative muscles with our fun and inspiring workshops. We offer classes and courses for all ages and levels so whether you’re an expert or a beginner there will be something for you.Print Studio courses are aimed at ages 18+. In some circumstances 15-18 year-olds may attend if accompanied by an adult: contact annis.fitzhugh@dca.org.uk for more information.

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22 May 2018

Print Studio

Etching for Beginners

Six week course

Learn how to create beautiful, traditional prints using metal plates with acids.

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23 May 2018

Print Studio

Black and White Photography for Beginners

Four week course

Learn how to process black and white film, make contact sheets and explore black and white printing.

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15 Mar 2018 - 24 May 2018

Activity Room

Shonky Art School (Ages 12 - 16)

Get inspired by the colour, materials and ideas of our exhibition Shonky: The Aesthetics of Awkwardness.

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26 May 2018

Level 4

Art Cart Adventures

Fun for all ages, Art Cart offers fun, creative ways of connecting with themes in our exhibitions.

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26 May 2018

Print Studio

Letterpress Introduction

One day course

An opportunity to learn the basics of letterpress printing using authentic period presses.

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27 May 2018

Print Studio

Japanese Brush Calligraphy

One day course

Gain an insight into the ancient art form of ‘Shodo’ with artist Campbell Sandilands.

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30 May 2018

Print Studio

Screen Printing (Intermediate)

Four week course

Develop your skills, using photographic techniques and power-assisted screen printing tables.

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19 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018

Print Studio

Twilight Taster Sessions

Want to try one of our courses but not sure which one?

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02 Jun 2018

Print Studio

Japanese Bookbinding

Weekend course

Join us to learn this beautiful presentation technique, especially useful for artists.

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09 Jun 2018

Print Studio

3D Print Drop-ins

Have a go at 3D Printing!

Come and see our 3D Printers in action and get an idea of the possibilities it offers.

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09 Jun 2018

Print Studio

Shadowgraphs

One day course

Use objects and light instead of a camera to create a 'photogram' image with rich three-dimensional quality.

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10 Jun 2018

Print Studio

Printing With Paper Pulp

One day course

Use coloured paper pulp to make prints without inks or paint.

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13 Feb 2018 - 12 Jun 2018

Activity Room

DCA Young Photo Club

Creative Skills for 11-16 year olds

Join our monthly skills-building workshop for young photographers.

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14 Jun 2018

Print Studio

Introduction to Monoprinting

Four week course

Be introduced to several different forms of monoprinting.

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16 Jun 2018

Print Studio

Laser-cutting for Printmakers

Two-day course

Learn how to laser-cut and engrave hand-drawn computer-generated and photographic images.

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17 Jun 2018

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Craft Sunday: Rug Hooking with Le Petit Moose

Craft Sunday

Learn the retro craft technique rug hooking!

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24 Jun 2018

Print Studio

Papermaking with Plant Fibres

One day course

Process plant fibres and recycled cotton to produce handmade paper.

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30 Jun 2018

Print Studio

Linocut Printmaking

Weekend course

Explore a variety of methods to produce colour prints!

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19 May 2018 - 08 Jul 2018

Print Studio

Andy Warhol Class

One day course

Create prints using the simple screen print process that Warhol used to make his famous portraits.

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26 Apr 2018 - 01 Aug 2018

Print Studio

Screen Printing (Beginners)

Three week course

Learn how to explore the possibilities of this colourful, graphic and immediate approach.

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19 Apr 2018 - 02 Aug 2018

Meeting Room

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (Evening Course)

Four week course

Start using the wide range of possibilities for creating images, enhancing photos or designing.

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26 May 2018 - 04 Aug 2018

Meeting Room

Introduction To Adobe Photoshop (Weekend course)

Two-day course

Photoshop made easy.

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28 Apr 2018 - 11 Aug 2018

Print Studio

Mounting and Framing

Weekend course

Introduction to cutting mounts and making your own frames, using conservation methods and materials.

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28 Apr 2018 - 18 Aug 2018

Print Studio

Get Off Auto

Weekend course

Learn your way around your digital camera and gain confidence by shooting out and about.

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24 Feb 2018 - 29 Sep 2018

Print Studio

Photography Forum

Last Sat of every month

Compare notes, discuss each other’s portfolios and get advice from tutors.

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12 Apr 2018 - 13 Oct 2018

Print Studio

Print Studio Tour

Join us for a tour of our Print Studio!

We're now offering twice weekly tours of our Print Studio.

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