Monthly Archives: August 2014

Artist Talk with Simon Goode


This September ELP will be welcoming to its studio, Simon Goode founder of the London Centre for Book Arts.

LCBA is the UK’s only open-access resource and education centre dedicated to book arts. Located in Fish Island, near Hackney Wick in East London. Earlier this year East London Printmakers teamed up with London Centre for Book Arts, exchanging concessionary rates on all courses for both members of ELP and LCBA.

Come along on 9th September @ 7:30 to ELP.

Not to be missed!

September Taster Course

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We have a fantastic taster course coming up in September at ELP. During the course you’ll cover four printing processes – screen printing, fabric printing, linocut and drypoint – making it the perfect introduction to printmaking and ELP studio.
Course Starts 3rd September. Follow the link for more information and to book!

See some fantastic results from our last Taster Coursehere.

East London Printmakers at Embassy Tea Gallery


Celebrating another fantastic year of printmaking, East London Printmakers will be holding its annual exhibition at the Embassy Tea Gallery. Seventy artists will be exhibiting their latest work, showcasing a wide variety of printmaking techniques.

We are very proud to announce that this year, British Abstract Expressionist painter and printmaker Albert Irvin OBE, RA will be opening the exhibition.

With one month to go we’ll be looking more closely at some of the artists who will be participating in the event on our blog.

Embassy Tea Gallery
17th – 28th September 10.30 – 6pm
16th September – Private View 6.30 – 9.30pm
26th September – South London Art Map 10.30am – 9.30pm

With thanks to Five Points Brewery, Rabbit in a Frame and Printmakers Council.

New Chine Colle Course


Broaden your knowledge of intaglio techniques with Dolores de Sade’s Chine Colle course.
Chine Colle is a intricate way of adding colour and texture to your prints. By collaging delicate papers onto the printed surface you can achieve fine details as well as adding areas of colour without using multiple plates and contrasting textures.

Course starts 27th August.
For more information and to book please click here.

Laptop 2 Screenprint is Back


Due to popular demand Laptop to Screenprint with Helen Ashton is back!
If you want to learn how to get the most out of screen printing … then this course was made for you. Helen’s course is geared towards those who understand how to screen print but who want to learn techniques associated with preparing digital artwork. On the course you’ll cover a wide range of techniques including : CMYK, duotones, halftones, registration techniques and much much more!

To see some amazing results from previous courses please click here.