Spring Courses at Highland Print Studio


Here at Highland Print Studio we have printmaking courses available for booking from now until July 2020. Available for complete beginners or for those looking to refresh their existing skills. We also have courses available for those wishing to further their already existing skills.

For full information on any of our classes or you would like to book onto a class (full price only), head over to our website. Or you can contact us by emailing info@highlandprintstudio.co.uk or calling 01463 718999.


Digital Screenprinting

Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 March 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £135 Full Price | £125 Concession | Rosalind Lawless
This course will focus on photographic imagery – this can be a photo or sketch that can be scanned and taken into Photoshop for screenprinting.

Woodcut and Chine Collé 

Saturday 25 – Sunday 26 April 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £135 Full Price | £125 Concession | Jan Baxandall
Using a woodcut printing method with combination of lightweight coloured papers, it is possible to create colour fields within a print in such a way that the glued paper is seamlessly integrated with the inked image impression from the plate.

Polymer Photogravure

Saturday 16 – Sunday 17 May 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £155 Full Price | £145 Concession | John McNaught
Polymer Photogravure is a wonderfully rich fusion of intaglio printmaking and photography. You will start by developing a transparent monochrome photograph positive.

Multi-Block Relief Printing Intermediate

Saturday 27 – Sunday 28 June 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £135 Full Price | £125 Concession | John McNaught
Careful overlays are the key to successful colour printing. This technique involves three cut lino blocks, each carrying different colours and elements of the overall design.

Screenprint Using Colour Intermediate

Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 July 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £135 Full Price | £125 Concession | Rosalind Lawless
Over this two-day course, you will explore the use of colour in screenprinting, using a water-based ink system.



Thursday 19 – Friday 20 March 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £135 Full Price | £125 Concession | Bronwen Sleigh
Learn how to build up an image with a series of photo-exposed stencils. This class will teach you how to use drawings, transparencies and digital images to create fun and interesting works of art.


Tuesday 21 April 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £80 Full Price | £75 Concession | Jan Baxandall
What is Drypoint? Use tools to create recesses in the plates which is then inked and pressed, and come out with a finished piece all in the space of one

Two-Plate Etching Intermediate

Thursday 21 – Friday 22 May 2020
10:00 – 16:00 | £135 Full Price | £125 Concession | Bronwen Sleigh
Work directly onto two steel plates, developing images through various hand applied techniques. Build up a colour print and learn registration for multi-plate etching.


Wood Engraving

28 April – 28 May 2020 (6 x Thursday Evenings)
18:30 – 20:30 | £155 Full Price | £145 Concession | John McNaught
Learn how to use fine cutting tools such as Spitstickers or Lozenge Gravers to create intricate images on beautiful wooden blocks. An engrossing and captivating technique – dangerously addictive.

Classes can be booked by calling into the Studio or you can make a direct payment online (full price only). We do ask for payment in full at time of booking the class to confirm your space – terms and conditions re booking are explained here. Or if you’re in town, just pop into the studio where you can also pay by card or HPS gift voucher if you’re lucky enough to have one. 

If you can’t make these dates but would like to join our waiting list, please email us at info@highlandprintstudio.co.uk or call into the studio. 

We also offer one-to-one tuition in any of the techniques that we offer – again, please contact the studio to find out more. If you are a group of six, we can schedule a bespoke class in any of these techniques (or a technique that has not been scheduled in this block) at a mutually suitable time. 

Highland Print Studio, 20 Bank Street, Inverness, IV1 1QU