Available Printmaking Courses

On this page you will find a list of all my online printmaking courses.

These are mostly suitable for beginners to the techniques and require just a few simple tools and materials. I can't wait to see you on a course soon!

You can find out more about my sketching and drawing courses on my Sketching Courses page.

NEW COURSE! Learning Linocut: A Foundation Course in Linocut Printing

Learning Linocut is a self-paced online course that will teach you how to create successful single-block linocut prints using a few simple tools and materials. I will guide you through my exact techniques, tools and processes to help you to build your confidence and creativity in this art form. The perfect place to begin your journey into linocut or to hone your skills and technique a little further.

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FREE mini course - Linocut: A Studio Tour with Susan

This FREE mini course is an open invite for you to join me here in my home studio for a tour of this space and how I use it for linocutting. I will show you my complete set-up, from where everything is located, to which are my favourite tools and materials to my table-top layout for printing. This is a great behind-the-scenes look at a small home studio space. Come on in…

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FREE Linocut Materials List

This FREE 13-page e-book is the complete guide to my favourite tools and materials for linoprinting at home. By the end of this guide you will be confident in the essential tools you need to get started (such as inks, paper, lino and cutting tools) and where to get them.

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Fabric Printing Masterclass

This special relief printing masterclass teaches you everything you need to know about printing onto fabric using hand-carved blocks. Susan shows you how to prepare a design that works with fabric printing, what types of block are available, how to carve a block, what inks to use and how to print onto different types of fabric. Plus there are a selection of fabric printing projects to inspire you such as tea towels and bags. Suitable for anyone who wants to make beautiful handprinted textiles.

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What is Printmaking?

Printmaking is essentially the process of creating an original ‘print’, by transferring an impression from one surface to another. It is not a direct process such as drawing or painting but any method that allows an artist to create an image in one place that is then transferred to another.

Printmaking is an exciting and accessible art form which I am very passionate about. The printmaking courses that I teach online combine both detailed technical knowledge with plenty of room for creativity and fun.

There are four main categories that the various forms of printmaking fall into - Relief (lino/woodcut, wood engraving), Intaglio (etching, drypoint, mezzotint), Stencil Based (screenprinting) and Planographic (lithography).

Most of these techniques can be explored at home in some form - so read on to find out what you can learn with me...

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Block Printing for Beginners

Learn everything you need to know about block printing and carving your own stamps!

Block printing is a really accessible form of printmaking and easy to do in a small space and with limited materials. This course shows you exactly what you need to get started and talks you through the whole process from coming up with designs (you don't even need to draw!), to cutting the block and inking using ink pads OR block printing ink.

This course is suitable for beginners or anyone looking to have a play with block printing.

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Linocut Masterclass: Handprinted Greetings Cards

This special masterclass with me teaches you everything that you need to know about creating your own greetings cards using linocut.

It covers the whole process in detail from preparing designs, to cutting the lino, inking and of course printing your finished cards.

Plus there are plenty of top tips, ways to find inspiration, advanced techniques (multiple colour prints), further projects and advice on tools and materials along the way. Suitable for beginners or anyone looking to make high-quality cards.

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What do people say about my printmaking courses?

Here are some recent testimonials from course participants...

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