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Print Studio

State-of-the-art facilities for printmaking, photography and digital design

DCA’s Print Studio is an internationally renowned centre for innovative print production, collaboration, and research. It offers a wide range of standard and specialised equipment for traditional printmaking, photography and digital design, from a Victorian relief press and CNC equipment to 3D printers and digital screen makers. 

With many ways to get involved, including taster sessions and tours, a year-round programme of courses and workshops, one-to-one tuition and by becoming a Registered User, this friendly open-access space welcomes everyone. The knowledgeable team also work with exhibiting artists on DCA Editions, create specially commissioned works, assist with residencies and engage with community partners.

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Courses and Workshops

We have a range of practical courses to help you get creative, from taster sessions and one-day workshops to weekend courses and evening classes. 

Most of our courses are designed for complete beginners but we also offer a range of intermediate courses and masterclasses available, so you’re able to take your skills to the next level. 

Take a look below at our upcoming courses or pick up our latest Get Creative listings from our Box Office.

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One-to-one Tuition

If you know what process you want to try but can’t find a course that fits with your schedule, our one-to-one tuition offers a chance for you to learn a new skill at a time that suits you. A member of our team will take you through the process and show you how to use all the necessary equipment. A one-to-one session can cover up to two people - bring a friend along and learn together. 

See our Print Studio Guide for information on prices and contact the team on or 01382 432475 to book. 

Print Studio Guide

Find out more about Print Studio registration, how to book sessions, session times and fees, equipment and the benefits of being a Registered User.
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Registered User of DCA Print Studio using the facilities to create a print

Become a Registered User

To use our Print Studio whenever you like, you can become a Registered User. To become a Registered User you must have completed one of our courses or undertaken one-to-one tuition so you have the appropriate training for the equipment you’re interested in using. Once registered, you can use the Print Studio at any time for a session fee (plus material fees as applicable).

In addition to being part of our creative and supportive space, being a Registered User entitles you to a range of opportunities, special discounts and offers. Find out more by downloading our Print Studio Guide.

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