What opportunities will this course give me?

Students have the opportunity to study the following related UAL Art & Design courses at Eastleigh College:

UAL L3 Award in Drawing.
UAL L3 Award in Photography.

With your drawing course and one of the above courses combined, you will be eligible to apply for the part-time HNC In Art & Design (Contemporary Art Practice). This is a level 4 higher education course and is the equivalent to the first year of a university degree course. You can apply with a combined portfolio of art, design & media work and two of these relevant L3 Award qualifications.

What will I be learning?

This course is for students interested in developing their Fine art, illustration and printmaking skills through exploring and experimenting with a diverse range of materials and techniques. Students will work with a team of practicing artists & designers over the twenty-week course, to develop their printmaking skills, and develop their creative potential producing a varied body of work. The course will take students through a variety of visual examples and techniques, introducing conventional and alternative approaches to printmaking and creating visual research. Students will have the support, experience, advice and guidance of staff in developing a body of work to create a portfolio, which can then be used to aid their further study.

Why is this course for me?

Students will have the chance to develop and explore a vast range of printmaking techniques and methods including:

Drawing for print.
Experimental mono printmaking
Calligraphic press surface printing
Intaglio printing- Dry point Etching
Block Printing: Type & Letter block
Lino cut printing
Textile printmaking techniques.
Screen printing- paper screen techniques
Heat transfer & Disperse printing
Photo transfer printing
Mixed-media printing and collage techniques.
Semiotics & image Analysis in printmaking
Digital processes and printmaking: (Photoshop).
Printmaking Research approaches.

You will explore these ideas using a variety of printmaking materials, techniques and process and within a variety of art & design contexts to produce a lively a dynamic portfolio of works.

Students will then have the opportunity to build a portfolio from the work generated from these sessions, which will aid in the application to further education and study.

What do I need to sign up?

A general interest in printmaking and other Art & Design based subjects. L2 qualifications in art & Design is also desirable.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Sketchbooks and presentation materials portfolios etc. can be purchased in the department for use on your course.

Application Information

Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.

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7/10/2020 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

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18:00 – 21:00





24+: £526.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
PRA3 Eastleigh College 7/10/2020 Wed 18:00 – 21:00 19 £526.00 £526.00 Apply now

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If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Information, Advice and Guidance team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

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Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.