2020 FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

Monday 23 November

available from 9am

Part of the Press Showcase Collection, each day throughout Leicester Print Festival there will be a new video giving you a glimpse inside the studio and a chance to see each press in action.

Demo

Studio Showcase:

Screenprinting

Monday 23 November

available from 10am

Watch Leicester Print Workshop technician Katy Goodrich take you through the process of creating a mono screenprint with a photographic top layer.

Demo

Mono Silkscreen with Katy Goodrich

Monday 23 November

available from 12pm

Ever experienced 'Etchers' Wrists', 'Printmakers' Neck' or 'Screenprinters' Back'? Then this Yoga For Printmakers session is for you!

Yoga For Printmakers

Yoga For Printmakers

Monday 23 November

available from 2pm

Whilst creating a printed and stitched sampler, experiment with 'mindful markmaking' techniques and explore the meditative qualities of repetition with Leicester Print Workshop artist and tutor Augusta Philippou.

Activity

Mindful Markmaking with Augusta Philippou

Monday 23 November

available from 6pm

Watch Leicester Print Workshop tutor Karoline Rerrie take you through the process of how she creates a colourful two layer screenprint.

Demo

Silkscreen with Karoline Rerrie

Monday 23 November

available from 4pm

Join Leicester Print Workshop artist, studio holder and tutor Peter Clayton on a journey through basic colour theory, a skill useful for all printmaking techniques.

Demo

Colour Theory with Peter Clayton

Tuesday 24 November

available from 9am

Watch Leicester Print Workshop technician Serena Smith using the Hydraulic press to print a collagraph plate.

Studio Showcase

Studio Showcase - Hydraulic Press

Tuesday 24 November

available from 10am

Watch as Leicester Print Workshop technician, artist and tutor Serena Smith takes you through one of the many ways to ink and print a collagraph plate.

Demo

Inking a Collagraph Plate with Serena Smith

Tuesday 24 November

available from 12pm

Part of the Pop up Print Collection. Join Leicester Print Workshop Education Manager, artist and tutor Kate Da'Casto in learning how to make a simple folded book.

Family Activity

Pop Up Print - Bookmaking

Tuesday 24 November

available from 2pm

Watch Leicester Print Workshop studio manager Nichola Hingley take you through the processes of monoprinting.

Demo

Monoprint with Nichola Hingley

Tuesday 24 November

available from 4pm

Join Leicester Print Workshop artist and tutor Peter Clayton as he takes you through the process of creating a multi-layered monoprint using recycled materials found around the home.

Activity

Monoprint with Peter Clayton

Tuesday 24 November

available from 6pm

A live workshop focusing on drawing as a tool for emotional expression, and introducing exercises that help challenge some of those self-critical thoughts that inhibit making. Watch online!

Workshop

Expressive Drawing with Ruby Elliot

Wednesday 25 November

available from 10am

Join Leicester Print Workshop artist and tutor Sally Stephens to learn how to create a collagraph plate, which can be printed at home without a press.

Family Activity

Pop Up Print - How to make a big hug

Wednesday 25 November

available from 12pm

To mark our 5th anniversary here in the Cultural Quarter of Leicester, watch a timelapse film of Our Big Move project, that tranformed a warehouse into a fit for purpose printmaking studio.

LPW Archive Films

Our Big Move Building Time Lapse from 2015

Wednesday 25 November

available from 12.30pm

Join Leicester Print Workshop artist Sarah Kirby for an in-depth tour of our RIBA award-winning, purpose built print studio in the heart of the Cultural Quarter in Leicester.

Studio Tour

Virtual Studio Tour with Sarah Kirby

Wednesday 25 November

available from 2pm

Join the California based artist as she takes you through her process of creating vibrant drawings & paintings onto draughting film.

Demo

Painting and Drawing onto Draughting Film - Marisa Sayler

Wednesday 25 November

available from 4pm

Watch Leicester Print Workshop Education Manager, artist and tutor Kate Da'Casto take you through the process and thinking behind her etchings made during a residency at Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park.

LPW Archive Films

Etching with Kate Da’Casto

Wednesday 25 November

available from 5.30pm

Emma Fitzpatrick’s work draws influence from people, architecture and landscapes. She is interested in the theme of time and man’s inventiveness in creating environments to live in.

Artist Talk

In Conversation with Emma Fitzpatrick

Wednesday 25 November

available from 8pm

Watch Leicester Print Workshop artist and tutor Sally Stephens take you through the process of drypoint etching an aluminium plate.

Demo

Drypoint onto Aluminium with Sally Stephens

Thursday 26 November

available from 9am

Watch Leicester Print Workshop artist and tutor Sumiko Eadon using the Rochat press to print a photo lithography plate.

Studio Showcase

Studio Showcase - Rochat Press

Thursday 26 November

available from 10am

Watch Leicester Print Workshop artist and volunteer Kate Fortune Jones create a lithographic print.

Studio Showcase

Studio Showcase -Lithography Press

Thursday 26 November

available from 12pm

Join Leicester Print Workshop stone lithography fellow 2013-15, tutor and West Yorkshire Print Workshop technician Kathryn Desforges taking you through the process of printing a stone lithograph print. Creating and demonstrating the process along the way.

LPW Archive Films

Stone Lithography with Kathryn Desforges

Thursday 26 November

available from 2pm

Claire is one of the founding members of Leicester Print Workshop. She worked as educator & curator at Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery and Leicester City Gallery.

Artist Talk

The Path Project -
Claire Morris Wright

Thursday 26 November

available from 4pm

Join LPW technician, artist and tutor Serena Smith in learning how to create and print using a transparent polymer plate.

Family Activity

Pop Up Print - How to make transparent polymer plate print

Thursday 26 November

available from 8pm

Join Leicester Print Workshop technician, artist and tutor Serena Smith in conversation with Illinois based artist Michael Barnes.

Artist Talk

In Conversation with Michael Barnes

Friday 27 November

available from 9am

Watch Leicester Print Workshop artist and volunteer Kate Fortune Jones using the Columbian press to print a lino plate.

Studio Showcase

Studio Showcase - Columbian Press

Friday 27 November

available from 9.30am

Part of the Leicester Print Workshop Archive, filmed by Bill Newsinger. Join Leicester Print Workshop artist Theo Miller who will take you through the process of restoring a Columbian press.

LPW Archive Films

The New Custodian Film

Friday 27 November

available from 10am

Watch Leicester Print Workshop technician Katy Goodrich using the Britannia press to print a lino plate.

Studio Showcase

Studio Showcase - Britannia Press

Friday 27 November

available from 11am

Watch LPW technician Serena Smith share her top tips on laminating thin papers - a technique used for attaching delicate calligraphy tissue to a more robust paper.

Demo

Coffee & Print: LIVE

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