Hot Bed Press
Hot Bed Press Printmakers' Studio | The Casket Works, Cow Lane, Salford. M5 4NB | Tel: 0161 743 3111 | Email: info@hotbedpress.org

Our Autumn/Winter workshops are here and ready to take bookings! This season we are lucky to have Lucy May Schofield back from her residency in China alongside some very exciting weekend and evening workshops in Printmaking and Book-Arts. Have a look at the workshops and please feel free to call the workshop to book your place or drop us a line to make a provisional booking. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

We are also now taking bookings for our Complete Printmaker and Complete Book Artist courses plus in really exciting news we are also running a Complete Letterpress course for 2016.

Current Course List

Introduction To Printmaking

5 Evenings Course
Starting: Wednesday 17th February 2016
Ending: Wednesday 16th March 2016

From: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Learn the art of printmaking and get to grips with different ways of mark-making and layering. This course starts you off with monoprinting and moves on in… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

Introduction To Screenprinting

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 20th February 2016
Ending: Sunday 21st February 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Screenprinting is quick, colourful and can be as sophisticated or as simple as you like. Learn to screenprint base colours and add a second layer with simple… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked


Masterclass

Japanese Water-based Woodblock Printing (Mokuhanga)

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 20th February 2016
Ending: Sunday 21st February 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mokuhanga is perfect for artists interested in a non-toxic, table-top, meditative printmaking technique. Learn the basic skills to create a key block and… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

Hardback Books

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 5th March 2016
Ending: Sunday 6th March 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Over one weekend learn how to make two different types of hardback book from scratch. You will begin by learning how to sew single pages onto tapes to make a… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

The Screenprinted Poster

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 5th March 2016
Ending: Sunday 6th March 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Nick, a.k.a. Switch Open is one of the leading gig poster designers/printers in the UK. He will inspire by showing a fantastic selection of his own posters.… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

United Types of America

1 Evening Course
Starting: Friday 18th March 2016
Ending: Friday 18th March 2016

From: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

David Armes spent summer 2015 travelling across the US visiting letterpress studios, printmakers and colleges on a Fellowship from the Winston Churchill… Read more...

Cost: £5.00 / £5.00 members

Spaces available

Type-o-matic

1 Day Course Course
Starting: Sunday 20th March 2016
Ending: Sunday 20th March 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Spend a fun filled day exploring the word as art, using our pool of typewriters. Inspired by typographic design, concrete poetry and subversive secretarial… Read more...

Cost: £65.00 / £55.00 members

Spaces available

Two Colour Textile Repeat Pattern

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 2nd April 2016
Ending: Sunday 3rd April 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

This weekend course will cover the process of composing a design as a repeat pattern for screen printing onto fabric. We will split this design over two layers… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Drawn To Screen

4 Evenings Course
Starting: Wednesday 6th April 2016
Ending: Wednesday 27th April 2016

From: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Work directly on a screen through drawing and painting and the clever use of stencils, fillers and special screen drawing fluid. This 4 week course will help… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Copperplate Etching

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 9th April 2016
Ending: Sunday 10th April 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Etch with ferric chloride on copper. Artist Andrew Hambleton will show you the intricacies and special qualities of line and clean wiping of the plate. Ferric… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

Multi-Block Relief Printing

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 9th April 2016
Ending: Sunday 10th April 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Fun with lino! Design, cut and ink 3 separate blocks of lino and overprint in different colours. Overlapping will create another colour and a really complex… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Clamshell Box Workshop

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 16th April 2016
Ending: Sunday 17th April 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Over the course of a weekend you will learn how to make a bespoke clamshell box from scratch. The box can be any size up to A4 and made to house an object,… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Photo-Etching

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 16th April 2016
Ending: Sunday 17th April 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Master the art of photo-etching. Using Photec film and the revolutionary water-slide method learn to get perfect results every time. Once on the plate and… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Copperplate Etching

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 7th May 2016
Ending: Sunday 8th May 2016

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Etch with ferric chloride on copper. Artist Andrew Hambleton will show you the intricacies and special qualities of line and clean wiping of the plate. Ferric… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available