All workshops are at The Forge Studios in Digswell near Welwyn, in our fully equipped printmaking studio. Our facilities include: a large traditional intaglio press, suitable for printing drypoint, collagraph, photopolymer and monoprint plates; an Albion press for linocut and woodblock printing; and plenty of bench space.
Here are the current workshops running at The Forge. We have other courses coming soon, to include linocut, collagraph and drypoint. Please feel free to give us your suggestions for courses you might be interested in attending, that we could potentially offer.
Learn about the facilities at The Forge.
The Forge, Hertford Road
Digswell, AL6 0BU
Saturday – 10am – 15pm
Sunday – 10am – 15pm
Polyester Plate Lithography
Saturday 22nd January
Tutor – Sue Jarman
10.00am – 4:30pm
Fee – £65
Linocut - Colour Reduction and Transparency
Saturday 19th February
Tutor – Jonathan Emmerson
10.00am – 4:30pm
Fee – £65
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some of the questions we answer frequently, but if you have more questions, please fill out the form at the bottom.
The ‘Forge’ is located in Digswell, Herts, near Welwyn. It is a 5 minute drive from the A1M (junction 6), and a 7 minute walk from Welwyn North train station. There is also plenty of on-site free parking.
- There is a maximum of 5 students in the workshop, plus the tutor.
- The workshop is on the ground floor with disabled access.
- There is plenty of bench space and the room is well ventilated.
- Refreshments will be provided, but please bring your own lunch.
You will also be required to bring a face covering that, unless you are exempt, you may need to wear for some parts of your day/session. This may include, but is not limited to, when working in some shared/communal areas, when sharing the studio with several other people and moving around, and when working in close proximity to others during group or one-to-one demonstrations. This is to enable us to keep all Forge users safe.
- Please make sure you do not come to the studio if you are feeling unwell.
- We encourage the use of lateral flow tests.
- Wash your hands frequently
- And lastly, please be considerate to others.
If you have booked onto a workshop that you can no longer attend, you must give at least 2 week’s notice from the start date of your workshop so that we can find a replacement for your booking. If we can fill your space, we will give you a full refund minus a £2 admin fee.
For our printmaking workshops at Forge Studios Print room.
Facilities amazing. Lovely space to work in for a small group. Great to have accessible kitchen and loo nearby.”
I greatly enjoyed my day with you and am inspired to continue developing (in every sense) work.’
…Thanks again for such an inspirational weekend, and hope to see you soon on another course. “
Thank you both for a lovely and supportive day.
You were a great help and had such an array of interesting work’