Introductory Printmaking Class

Discover the art of printmaking with this beginner-friendly class in Battersea!

3 hours Class size 1 to 8     label £50

Looking for a new hobby to indulge in this summer? Get your print on with this fun art class in London!

This introductory workshop is a great way to kick start your printmaking journey. Your friendly teacher (and printmaking expert!) will teach you two techniques: lino and drypoint. After that, it'll be up to you which one you will explore for the rest of the workshop.

What is drypoint printmaking?

Drypoint is a fun form of printmaking that involves scratching an image into a thin plastic or metal sheet using a variety of tools. The lines made are then filled with ink and finally, transferred onto paper.

What is lino printmaking?

Lino, also known by those in the business as 'relief' printing, works in the opposite way to drypoint. With lino printing, you start by cutting away everything but the image, then ink the outlying surface and then finally print onto paper.

This adventurous arty class perfect for creative enthusiasts, beginners or someone who's simply looking for a new hobby or fun things to do in London.

By the end of your introductory printmaking workshop, you'll not only have a whole host of newfound knowledge and skills but also your very own prints to take home and admire.

Knowledge required
Completely beginner-friendly — all ability levels welcome.
What you'll get
  • All materials including tools, inks, rollers, plates, plastic and paper are provided.
  • You will leave with your own hand-made prints.
What to bring
  • Some reference photos and ideas of designs you may want to do. If you would like to trace these photos please bring A6 size images.
  • An apron is recommended.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday, hen do or stag do.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

Lavender Print School is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had a continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss of or change in their normal sense of taste or smell, in the last 14 days.


Unit 151 Battersea Business Centre, 99-109 Lavender Hill, Battersea, SW11 5QL

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Lavender Print School
Lavender Print School

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At Lavender Print School, we have always believed that in today's technology-focused world, there is a desire for people to re-connect with the hands-on methods of traditional arts and crafts.

This is why Lavender Print School is passionate about teaching printmaking in relief and intaglio methods, as well as art-based workshops in painting and drawing.

We also aim to be an encouraging and friendly space for all, which is why all classes are open to all levels of experience and artistic ability. Being a small school, we have a laid-back and supportive atmosphere, so whether you fancy coming alone or with friends, you're sure to feel welcome here!

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Clare Wates Mar 2022

The print making class I attended was very informative and engaging! The teacher Lorenzo was very helpful! I would definitely recommend the class and I would attend another one :))

Sophie Rust Feb 2022

Lorenzo was a great instructor. We learnt about lino and drypoint techniques before deciding which one we wanted to try. Lorenzo helped with our compositions, then showed how to use the tools and the printing press. We got to make lots of prints trying out different colours and papers. It was really enjoyable and I learnt a lot about the basics of lino printing.

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