Summer Print Workshops – only a few spaces left!

Written by Alex McIntyre

On June 23, 2014


The print room at the Forge Studios was a hive of activity on Saturday 21st June when artists attended the Collagraph workshop.

The workshop run by Sally Tyrie, with assistance from new Digswell Artist Holly Wisker, provided an opportunity for participants to explore methods of making and printing from two Collagraph plates they produced at the start of the day.Sally will be announcing some more Collagraph dates for the Autumn during the coming months.The next two workshops only have a few spaces left so make sure you don’t miss out by booking now for

5th July – Dry Point Etching.
2nd August – Lino printing.


Dry Point Etching

A one day workshop where you will have the opportunity to make a group of prints using dry point methods and the etching press. You will learn how to create a variety of drawn marks using a dry point tool and working on a Rhenalon plate. The day will also include methods of extending this process using multilayered printing and more expressive mark making. This workshop is suitable for beginners and improvers. You will use artist quality oil based etching inks and printmaking paper.

Lino Print 

During this one day workshop you will learn how to design, cut and print your Lino block. There will also be an opportunity to discover how versatile this process can be as you will explore ways to produce multiple colour prints in the afternoon. You will use the Albion Press and artist quality materials.

This day is suitable for both beginners and improvers.

If you are interested in doing any workshop or would like further details, please contact Sally Tyrie at: or visit for more information.

You can also view some of Sally’s work at

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