with artist and tutor Louise Wilde

Saturday 22nd February from 10.00am - 4.00pm

13a Great King Street


Using a small portable press (capable of printing on paper up to 60cm length x 22cm width) we will explore traditional methods and techniques in drypoint etching, monotypes and relief printmaking methods. 


Bring along sketchbooks, investigate ideas and experiment with mark-making processes, techniques and materials to create hand-printed imagery.

Through exploring traditional printmaking processes this course will offer participants a tangible way to experiment with and develop alternative creative possibilities.

No previous experience required - suitable for all levels, beginners most welcome!

Course Overview / Outline

  • Introduction to traditional printmaking processes including drypoint etching, relief and monotypes

  • Use line, tone, texture, additive and subtractive marks to create hand-printed imagery

  • Ink up drypoint, relief and mono-print plates

  • Preparing the press

  • Paper preparation

All materials provided.

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The Edinburgh Drawing School,

13a Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QW

0131 556 0971  |   07791 121313

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