Life Drawing classes – with a twist!

EPS will be hosting regular ‘First Wednesday’ evening classes at the Brentwood Road Gallery in Romford. On the first Wednesday of the month we will work directly from a nude life model and, the twist is, you will be introduced to 2 different monoprint techniques. You will produce at least 2 finished monoprint life drawings which you can take home.

NEXT DATE - Wednesday 2nd November - click here to book

The Brentwood Road Gallery have a changing rota of interesting exhibitions and events – take a look here Their next exhibition is Paul Wye, and for our class on 2nd November, we will be working amongst his amazing installations !

Pixel Press at EPS!

Julieta H Adame & David Vassie founded Pixel Press, based in Stoke Newington, North London, in 2012. David is a publisher of artist’s books and Julieta is an award winning artist and printmaker. Together they also run workshops for people to experience the joy of letterpress and we were very happy that they agreed to hold on one of their workshops at our studio. It was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by everyone so we're very happy to say that they have agreed to come back to hold another class !!

You will need to book early for this one ! Have a look here at some photos of the last class, and then BOOK HERE !!

 

 

Meet artist & printmaker Dawn Cole

Essex Print Studio are very excited to bring Dawn Cole’s expertise in Collagraph, Solar plate and drypoint printmaking to Essex. Dawn is an artist and independent curator who works from her studio in Birchington, Kent. Much of Dawn’s work manifests itself in the form of print, the techniques she uses as important as the idea, and forming an intrinsic part of the overall concept behind her work. 

Dawn will be holding her 'Collagraph Taster' day on Saturday 3rd December - BOOK HERE

Dawn’s website is here.

 
 

A Big Thank You!

We want to say a great big THANK YOU to Paul West & Paula Benson – the founding partners of London-based design studio FORM – for our beautiful new branding. FORM have been creating ‘visibility and stand out branding’ for over 20 years and have worked with most of the major indie record companies in the UK. They have evolved by taking their passion to a wide range of clients in different sectors and have won awards and international respect along the way. We are very proud to have had them work with us on our new venture.

Take a look at the FORM website here.

 

Learn to Screenprint !

If you have ever wanted to learn to screenprint then our 2 day workshop will teach you everything you need to know to be able to start producing screenprints, on your own, to a high level. Your tutor will be Simon Fitzmaurice who is an experienced screenprint editioner, print studio technician and course tutor. You will create the layers of your own artwork, prepare it for printing and learn how to coat, expose and wash out the screen. The second day will be all printing! You will be provided with everything else you need and you will go home with a professional 2 layer screenprint to be proud of ! Follow this link for more info and to book yourself onto our weekend workshop on 29th & 30th October

NEW classes for 2017 !!

We've been busy arranging some really exciting new classes for the New Year !  First up is 'Hand Papermaking' with Mandy Brannan on Sunday 15th January.  .........maybe for a book, maybe for a special print project or maybe just to create some papers for a future idea..... BOOK HERE ! And then, on the weekend of 18th & 19th February, Steve Edwards will be hosting his 'Etched Lino' workshop. This exciting weekend workshop is suitable for those who are already familiar with lino cutting techniques and who want to add a new dimension to their practice.  To book this weekend workshop click here    
 
 

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