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 courses are up and running!

We are really looking forward to our Autumn / Winter course programme which will be running from October all the way to January.

The courses are booking up fast with ‘Paper Marbling’ and ‘The Art of Etching and Aquatint’ already full but we have plenty more courses available. Give us a ring to book your place.

We look forward to seeing you in the workshop!

(Even if it says the course is fully booked up we always take reserves and often run extra courses to meet demand. You don’t see them advertised as they are fully booked up from reserves!)

Current Course List

Introduction to Screenprint

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 2nd November 2019
Ending: Sunday 3rd November 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Learn to screenprint in quick easy steps. From mixing your water-based inks and printing using simple paper stencils you will go on to layer and build up… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Making It

5 evenings Course
Starting: Tuesday 5th November 2019
Ending: Tuesday 3rd December 2019

From: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Print your own cards, tote bags, tea towels and posters with artist/maker Nell Smith. You will learn how to screenprint, lino print and letterpress your own… Read more...

Cost: £150.00 / £130.00 members

Spaces available

Introduction to Print

5 evenings Course
Starting: Friday 8th November 2019
Ending: Friday 6th December 2019

From: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Start a new adventure in printmaking. Across 5 Friday evening sessions you will be taken through the art of trace and painterly monoprint, dry-point,… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Gum Arabic Transfer

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 16th November 2019
Ending: Sunday 17th November 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Turn simple photocopies into printing plates. The photocopies are lightly saturated with a gum arabic solution. Rolling over the photocopy with ink it will… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Introduction to The Art of Paper Marbling

One day Course
Starting: Saturday 16th November 2019
Ending: Saturday 16th November 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Join Pippa Pixley, a member of the International Marbling Network for a creative one day workshop: showing how to make your own beautiful marbled… Read more...

Cost: £70.00 / £60.00 members

Fully booked

CMYK Multi-Coloured Relief Printing

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 23rd November 2019
Ending: Sunday 24th November 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Kevin will show how to translate a design onto 4 separate blocks in register and using four colour separation colours of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black (CMYK)… Read more...

Cost: £140.00 / £120.00 members

Fully booked

Expressive Screen-Printing

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 23rd November 2019
Ending: Sunday 24th November 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Open yourself up to the painterly potential of screenprint using the screen as an expressive palette working with water-based crayons, acrylic paints and… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

Mezzotint

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 23rd November 2019
Ending: Sunday 24th November 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Create a plate of intense, dense black by indenting a solid field of dots using a mezzotint rocker and work back into the copper plate by burnishing tones that… Read more...

Cost: £140.00 / £120.00 members

Spaces available

Introduction to The Art of Paper Marbling

One day Course
Starting: Saturday 7th December 2019
Ending: Saturday 7th December 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

In response to demand we are running a second Paper Marbling course, identical to the one in November which is fully booked. Join Pippa Pixley, a member of the… Read more...

Cost: £70.00 / £60.00 members

Fully booked

The Art of Etching and Aquatint

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 7th December 2019
Ending: Sunday 8th December 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Spend a weekend with well-known printmaker Jason Hicklin and discover his infectious enthusiasm for etching. Working directly on zinc plates with aquatints,… Read more...

Cost: £140.00 / £120.00 members

Fully booked

The Letterpressed Book

Two Sundays Course
Starting: Sunday 8th December 2019
Ending: Sunday 15th December 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Spend a couple of Sundays being playfully creative with metal and wooded type, printing in colour and going on to turn the printed word forms into artist… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Hardback Sketchbook/Notebook

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 11th January 2020
Ending: Sunday 12th January 2020

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

You will learn how to make two different hardback books, a tape swen album and a traditional French-sewn case bound book. The course is ideal for those who… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

Photo-Plate Lithography

Weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 11th January 2020
Ending: Sunday 12th January 2020

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Have fun exploring the possibilities of photo-plate lithography as an exciting way of creating prints and layering images using hand drawn imagery and… Read more...

Cost: £140.00 / £120.00 members

Fully booked