The next Course/Workshop on the July 30/31st 2023 by Catherine Greenwood will be exploring new ways of using Sugar Lift, Aquatint, Soft Ground Techniques and bringing colour into your prints using the wonderful array of Cranfield and Charbonel etching inks and the following workshop on August 26/27th 2023 by David Stubbs will focus on the production of colour prints, using multi-plate etching and/or collagraphy.

Multi-plate colour etching uses separate plates to carry each colour. These plates are produced and printed in registration so that where colours overlay a full spectrum can be created.

Please email Caro to reserve a place for either of the courses coming up in July and August 2023 using

Further details on our One-Day and Two-Day Workshops

One Day Workshops – Our one-day and two-day printmaking workshops will include one or more of the following; Hard and Soft Grounds, Sugar Lift, Aquatint, Collagraph, Dry point etching, Mono-printing from a sketch book or Woodcut printing and are intended for all abilities of printmaking. Each workshop will be run with different tutors, and you can choose at the time of booking which you would like to do. All tutors will provide invaluable instruction to all who attend the workshop, tailored to everyone’s needs, whatever their previous experience. Tutors are London, Sussex and Suffolk based artists.

You will be supplied with etching plates, drypoint materials, woodblocks, inks, hard and soft grounds and printing paper. Inks are from L.Cornelissen & Son and papers are supplied from John Purcell Paper in London. Other printmaking equipment has been supplied by a family business, Lawrence Art Supplies established since 1859 in London and now in Brighton. All suppliers are independently run. The cost of the one-day workshop is £125 (Discounted rate of £200 for two-day workshop) including all art materials, coffee and croissants from Two Magpies Bakery on arrival, introduction to the course and tutoring by a specialist artist or printmaker, 2-course lunch supplied by Reckford Farm Shop & Cafe, mid-afternoon break for tea and cake, finished by an informal critic to be enjoyed with a glass of Adnams Fizz! Aprons and gloves provided for inking up!

Past Workshops