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

We are thrilled to present our biggest extravaganza of Summer courses to date. We have pulled out all the stops to bring you 18 courses between 15th June and 27th August.

Our special Summer School has an exciting 10 courses running across 9 days. For the first time we are offering an exclusive week-long Stone Lithography course for just 4 people with guest tutor Nora Hammenberg in our new stone litho studio. At the same time we have a 2 day Botanical Printing course, a week-long Expanded Screenprinting course and a 4 day Condensed Bold Letterpress course. Later in the same week we have 2-day courses in Japanese Box & Bookmaking and Photopolymer Printing. This full-on week is book-ended with 2 weekends of Letterpress, Geli Plate Printing, Copper Sulphate Etching and Screenprinting.

Not only, but also; we have The Sewn Book,

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Introduction to Screenprint courses, Print To Page, Screenprinted Posters, Colossal Collagraphs Urban Print, Repeat Screenprinted Textiles and not forgetting Making It, (a brand new course with Nell Smith showing how to create your own designs through screen, lino and letterpress, taking them through to t-shirts, totes, cards and more), we just can’t wait for it all to get going.

We have expanded and improved the workshop once again to make it all happen. We are bigger and better than ever!

Current Course List

Print To Page

weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 6th July 2019
Ending: Sunday 7th July 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

This two-day course will inspire and encourage you to generate prints playfully to create an array of handmade books. The first day will be spent… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Colossal Collagraphs

weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 13th July 2019
Ending: Sunday 14th July 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Create dynamic and expressive printing plates, using just large sheets of mountboard by cutting fine lines, subtle areas of tone and adding textured painterly… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

The Screenprinted Poster

weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 13th July 2019
Ending: Sunday 14th July 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Learn to design and print your own posters with one of the leading gig poster designers in the UK. Nick, a.k.a. Switchopen, will inspire by showing a fantastic… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Repeat Screenprinted Textiles

one day Course
Starting: Sunday 28th July 2019
Ending: Sunday 28th July 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Jump straight in to screenprinting on fabric by selecting from a range of patterns to generate samples and test how a design looks in colour. Learn how to plan… Read more...

Cost: £65.00 / £55.00 members

Spaces available

Gelatin Plate Printing

weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 3rd August 2019
Ending: Sunday 4th August 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

A mix between monoprinting and relief printing, geli printing is quick, easy and versatile with the ability to generate a wide range of printed effects, from… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

Introduction To Letterpress

weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 3rd August 2019
Ending: Sunday 4th August 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Spend a weekend exploring the realm of letterpress printing, using traditional techniques to experiment with text and image. You will learn to set both metal… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Botanical Printing

2 days Course
Starting: Monday 5th August 2019
Ending: Tuesday 6th August 2019

From: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Specially designed for those who love plants and flowers and would like to learn how to create beautiful botanical/floral prints this course will take you from… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Condensed Bold Letterpress

4 days Course
Starting: Monday 5th August 2019
Ending: Thursday 8th August 2019

From: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Spend a delightful 4 days exploring moveable type. You will learn to understand the lay of the type case, set type and lock up your text to print on our lovely… Read more...

Cost: £240.00 / £220.00 members

Spaces available

Expanded Screenprinting

5 Days Course
Starting: Monday 5th August 2019
Ending: Friday 9th August 2019

From: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Much more than a basic introduction to screen printing, this course will take you from complete beginner to accomplished screenprinter in the space of an… Read more...

Cost: £280.00 / £250.00 members

Spaces available


Masterclass

Stone Lithography

5 days Course
Starting: Monday 5th August 2019
Ending: Friday 9th August 2019

From: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

For the first time at Hot Bed Press we bring you stone lithography! Spend a week learning the art of stone lithography with Nora Hammenberg. Working directly… Read more...

Cost: £320.00 / £290.00 members

Spaces available

Urban Print

4 evenings Course
Starting: Tuesday 6th August 2019
Ending: Tuesday 27th August 2019

From: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

This course combines direct drawing and printmaking. Inspired by the built environment and the architecture of Manchester and Salford you will be guided… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available


Masterclass

Japanese Accordion Book & Box

2 days Course
Starting: Wednesday 7th August 2019
Ending: Thursday 8th August 2019

From: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join Lucy for a special two-day Summer school learning the unique art of Japanese hardback accordion book and drop back box making. Using Japanese mulberry… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Photopolymer Printing

2 days Course
Starting: Thursday 8th August 2019
Ending: Friday 9th August 2019

From: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Discover the subtle tonal qualities and fine detail available through photopolymer plates using photographic imagery and hand drawn originals. You will learn… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available

Copper Sulphate Etching

weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 10th August 2019
Ending: Sunday 11th August 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Copper sulphate is quick and effective on zinc and aluminium and unlike nitric acid there is no need for an extraction cabinet. It is suitable for etching… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Fully booked

Introduction To Screenprint

weekend Course
Starting: Saturday 10th August 2019
Ending: Sunday 11th August 2019

From: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

This step by step introduction to screenprint will take you through simple paper stencils, through to coating and exposing a photographic image, overprinting… Read more...

Cost: £130.00 / £110.00 members

Spaces available