Printmaking: make unique greetings cards

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

In this introduction to printmaking you will make unique greetings cards, combining natural objects and card blocks to ink up and print from. Taught in a fun and friendly atmosphere.  For beginners or those with little experience. 

Course content

You will learn some simple printing techniques, including stamping and printing from handmade card blocks to make beautiful unique greetings cards. You will be able to experiment with colour and use different card and paper 

Support and feedback

Your tutor will be there for assistance and advice. 

Additional costs and requirements

You do not need to bring anything with you, but you may want to bring simple imagery to inspire you. 


You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2018 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund. Contact your local centre for more details. 

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No, there is no need to do anything in your own time 

About the tutor

Nicky Montagu is an Art, Craft & design tutor for Learn Devon and teaches study skills at Petroc college. She has taught on many different courses in London as an Art & Design Lecturer, including Richmond upon Thames College and London College of Fashion.  She graduated from the University of East London with a BA Hons Degree in Fine Art and gained a PGCE teacher training at the University of Greenwich. 


She has worked as an Interior Designer on both domestic and commercial projects, and as a freelance lighting designer for Home-deq 


Nicky has lived in Devon for the past four years where she has recently set up a printmaking studio. Her current work is about living on the Taw estuary in North Devon and is interested in texture and pattern in the landscape inspired by the ambient light and changing tides and seasons.  She is interested in many different areas of art, craft and design including textiles, printing, sewing, 

Start date08 June 2019
End date08 June 2019
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available