Double Elephant Print Workshops


Double Elephant Print Workshop is a not-for-profit community printmaking resource based in Exeter Phoenix, Devon, UK. We provide tuition, resources and support for professional artists, beginners and the wider community. Our studio offers facilities for screenprint, etching, drypoint, collagraph, monoprint and relief printing processes. We run a range of courses, workshops and free family activities at our studio and out in the community using our portable presses. This portable printing equipment enables us to work with over 3000 people each year, many of which are excluded from mainstream arts activity and education. To book any of the Double Elephant courses below please contact: |

Etching Club

Thursday 17th October,10am – 4pm

Supported Etching tine with Lynn Bailey. Previous experience necessary. £40

Mono Print Day NEW

Saturday 19th October, 10am – 4pm

Explore drawn and painterly techniques plus the use of textures and other materials in creating unique and expressive prints. With Lynn Bailey. £70

Screen Print Evening Classes – Improvers 5 week

Tuesdays start 29th October, 6.30 – 9.00pm

5 week course on Tuesdays to enable you to develop skills in screenprinting over a period of evening sessions. Techniques on offer range from simple cut paper stencils, to highly versatile and surprisingly easy photo stencils. Water based inks are quick drying and a pleasure to use. With George Barron. £153.

Kick Start Your Creativity 5 week NEW

Thursdays start 31st October, 10am – 4pm

Whether you are returning to art or just wanting to get your creative juices flowing, this series of 5 workshops could be just what you are looking for. With Lynn Bailey. £235.

Intro to Print Evening Class – Improvers 5 week

Thursday start 31st October, 6.30 – 9.00pm

5 Week Improvers Evening Classes – Whether you have just done a little printmaking or quite a lot – there is always more to learn. With Lynn Bailey or Jeremy Speck. £131.

Letterpress Weekend – Text into Image

Sat 9th & Sun 10th November, 10am-4pm

Come and play with basic letterpress techniques. In this two-day course you will familiarise yourself with our adana presses and some of the equipment, terms and processes used in this popular form of printmaking. With Jeremy Speck. £115

Drypoint & Chine Collé Day

Saturday 23rd Nov, 10am-4pm

Drypoint is a direct way of working on metal or Perspex plate which is printed “intaglio” – like an etching. The process lends itself to lively, expressive mark making, using needles, roulettes, sandpapers and power tools. Chine Collè is an interesting way to add colour. With Lynn Bailey. £70

Etching Club NEW

Thursday 5th December,10am – 4pm

Supported Etching tine with Lynn Bailey. Previous experience necessary. £40

Collagraph Weekend

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December, 10am – 4pm

An accessible and versatile print process using collaged textures. A variety of textures, paints and carborundum available. The scope for colour experimentation is endless – including the exciting viscosity printing. With Lynn Bailey. £115

Print Your Own Christmas Giftwrap and Tags

Thursday 12th December, 10am – 4pm

A festive day for beginners to printmaking and those with some experience. Wow your family with handmade wrapping paper and gift tags in your own unique design. With Lynn Bailey. £70

or experienced artists.