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 2019 and your household income below £16.009.50 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 and Design tutor for Learn Devon and teaches study skills at Petroc college. She has taught on many different courses in London as an Art and 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.

Nicky is interested in many different areas of art, craft and design including textiles, printing, sewing, manipulating fabrics, pattern and form in ceramics, interior design and printmaking.

Nicky aims to devise courses that are suitable for all levels from complete beginners to learners with more experience and where possible learners can continue their work at home with minimum need for specialist materials.

Please have a look at her website

Nicky Montagu – Learn Devon tutor

Start date16 Nov 2019
End date16 Nov 2019
Start time10:00
End time15:30
Concessions not available