Please read!! Workshop information

The print workshops are delivered in a fun yet informative way by Claire Sellers and Tracey Stokes, local print makers and experienced technicians to college level. 

Adults only please, (unless specified otherwise) although teenagers are welcome with a participating adult.  Please email if you want to enquire further about this.

There will be a maximum of 6 people at each workshop, the smaller numbers giving you more time with your instructors to learn. Please bring some inspiration with you such as sketchbooks, magazine pictures or something that can get you started with an idea. We will also have plenty of inspiration on hand to help. 

It would be a good idea to wear old clothes or bring an apron.  We will get messy!  Also, please wear some layers in case you get a little chilly! It can get a little cold in our workshop in the winter months.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided but please bring some lunch for all day workshops.

Please pay in full through the website to secure your place on the workshop. 

If you are redeeming a voucher, please email us to book your place.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops and offer a full refund if there are insufficient numbers signed up.  If there is any reason you cannot attend, please give us as much notice as you can. No refunds given but please contact us by email as a place on another workshop can be arranged (space permitting.) 

Any questions, please contact us; info@printworksweston.co.uk

We are located at: Unit 28, Balmer Knightcott Industrial Estate

                                           Banwell

                                           Weston-super-Mare

                                           Somerset

                                           BS29 6JN

 

 

 

 

 

This is an image of Balmer Knightcott Industrial Estate.  Please use the postcode BS29 6JN to find it.

 

Once at the site entrance, follow the road straight up through the units until it bears right.  Follow this road up the hill until you see Unit 28.  We are currently working on some signage to help people identify us easier.

 

There is plenty of parking outside our unit and elsewhere onsite.


 Print [works] Weston Gift Vouchers   

The value of the voucher is £40, however the cost of the voucher will be charged at checkout at £42 to cover the cost of postage and packing.  The voucher will be valid for 6 months from the date of issue and is redeemable against any workshop session that is advertised on the workshops section of our website www.printworksweston.co.uk.  Workshops are added regularly.

Once we receive your order we will send you a physical voucher by Royal Mail.  We can fill it out with the information you provide.

All our vouchers are hand made and hand printed to provide you with a unique gift giving experience.

Current 2024 workshops

 


Botanical card printing - Saturday 08th June, 10 - 1pm, £40.

Botanical card printing - This is a lovely, relaxing 3 hour workshop in which we will show you how to make your own beautiful and unique cards by printing with plant elements through the press.  We will be using a collection of our leaves and foliage with inks to create unique cards and prints for you to take away. Great for sending to friends and family. We will provide 5 cards & envelopes and a small amount of paper.


Marbling - Saturday 22nd June, 10 - 1pm, £40

Marbling - This is a wonderfully satisfying technique where you will learn how to make beautifully patterned papers. We will be manipulating paints on the surface of thickened water using various tools. The typical marbling patterns will be covered as well as you having the opportunity to create your own unique patterns.
You will have a range of marbled papers to take home. These patterned papers can be used within your own personal projects such as collage, book making, journaling, card making etc. Marbling is messy, so wear clothing that you don’t mind getting paint onto. No experience necessary.


Indian Block Printing Inspired Printing workshop - Saturday 6th July 10 - 4 pm, £75.

Indian Block Printing Inspired workshop - We are excited to be offering this colourful and creative full day workshop. Using a combination of Handmade Indian Printing blocks, our homemade lino blocks and your own handmade lino block we will be exploring colour combinations, pattern and placement. Inspired by Indian block printing patterns You will print your own unique take on this on a blank tea towel, scarf or tote bag
We have planned a full day, including pattern play exercises, planning borders, designing and cutting your own lino that will be mounted onto a block and used for printing. Then we will show you how to successfully print the blocks onto fabric. We also have a collection of blocks for you to use alongside your own. You will have fabric to practice your printing technique and to finalise your ideas before spending time on your finished pieces.
Perfect for starting you on your fabric printing journey. For beginners and for those that want to make a lovely gift for friends or family. More blank items will be available to buy.
No experience necessary.    


Cyanotype - Saturday 20th July, 10-1pm, £40.

Cyanotype - Learn the fundamentals of Cyanotype or 'Sun Printing'. This fun workshop will introduce participants to one of the earliest printing processes. Using cyanotype chemicals and UV light (hopefully sunshine) you can capture plants and other objects onto paper and textiles. We will cover everything that is needed to show you the basics of this lovely process and is quite experimental so you will go home with a varied selection of lovely blue prints that would be perfect for framing. No experience necessary.