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Lino Printing at Elm Farm Studio

LINO PRINTING AT ELM FARM STUDIO, GREAT TEY, ESSEX Friday & Saturday 24th & 25th January 2020 10.00am – 4.00pm Tutor: Lynne Blackburn Venue: Elm Farm Studio, Great Tey, Essex We invite you to join us at our ‘pop up’ event at textile artist Alex Waylett’s Studio, Elm Farm, Great Tey in Essex for a 2 […]

About Us

Lynne Blackburn & Ian Bailey founded Hippo Screenprinters, a fine art screen printing studio specialising in printing editions for artists, in 2009. The studio is situated on a farm in Margaretting, close to Chelmsford in the Essex countryside. Our business has gone from strength to strength and, having expanded into a second studio nearby, we […]

Lynne Blackburn

Lynne has over 30 years’ screen printing experience and an MA in printmaking from Camberwell College of Arts. She has been printing high quality fine art editions for many artists and art galleries for around 8 years and screen prints which Lynne has produced can be seen in galleries, art fairs and exhibitions, both national […]

Ian Bailey

Ian has a background in graphic and surface design and over 20 years’ experience in the sign making trade. His skills include the design and production of traditional signage, vinyl printing and cutting and designing original wallpaper and repeat pattern. Ian has 2 of his wallpapers in the V&A permanent collection and he has produced […]

Our vision

Since establishing Hippo Screenprinters we have met many artists, fellow printmakers and interested and enthusiastic local people. There is a lot of interest in printmaking and people always love coming to visit us and seeing what we do. So, we decided to start putting on print classes and workshops for the people of Essex. Our […]


We have teamed up with the lovely people at The Brentwood Road Gallery in Romford to hold ‘Life Drawing in Print’ classes in their gallery space. This allows us a lot more space to work in and extends our print classes from the Chelmsford area to the Romford area, thereby opening them up to a […]

Your ideas

If you have a great idea for a printmaking class you would like to attend then please feel free to contact us and let us know. Equally, if you own or run a gallery, or other interesting space, and would like us to put on some classes or workshops there then we would love to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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