All day printmaking workshop

Regular printmaking workshops take place at Prospect Studios in Waterfoot. suitable for both beginners or artists with some printmaking experience covering such techniques as

  • Dry Point.
  • Etching and Aquatint.
  • Relief Printing.
  • Collograph.
  • Monoprinting.


Numbers will be limited to 6  and artists are welcome to bring their own creative groups to the studio. Other dates can be arranged but do contact me via email: or 07757186327. Workshops covering specific techniques will be arranged throughout the year

Costs are £45 for the day includes refreshments and everything but plates and final Fabriano paper, and additional costs for sugar lift process.


Saturday 24th

Sunday 25th


Saturday 8th

Sunday 9th

Saturday 29th

Sunday 3oth



Monday  evenings  will continue throughout the year  5.30pm-8.00 pm.

Cost £15 plus materials.  To book contact me, via email.

Many thanks for your co-operation.

For any groups able to gather 4 artists together, I can run a bespoke class , occasional days can be arranged during week. I also offer an editioning service should artists not wish to print their own plates, price on request. Also off site classes can be arranged for art groups, schools and well-being groups, making full use of water based inks and a portable print press which can print up to A4. I have also arranged in-service training for small groups of teachers. Bespoke classes for individual artists can be arranged.

  • Artists can attend one day or two.
  • Artists have shown in numerous exhibitions as a group and individually.
  • Specialist courses organised for schools, art groups etc.
  • Classes take place from 10.00am to
  • Classes can be arranged for children by arrangement
  • Families catered for
  • Small GCSE groups can be arranged
  • Dates liable to change dependent on numbers.
  • Cost £45 per day plus plates and Fabriano paper ( if needed )
  • Tea and coffee can be provided.
  • additional dates to be arranged, email for details.
  • Leaflet with details available on request.
  • Free parking by studio.
  • Bus X43 from Manchester and Burnley, 464 from Rochdale, Accrington.
  • Alan has been CRB approved for over 20 years.
  • Class numbers limited to 6 at moment.
  • Class members regularly exhibit, are selected for competiions and sell their work.
  • Art groups and art societies catered for.
  • Collograph weekend, large drypoint classes and extra workshops tba.
  • Teacher training days can be arranged on or off site.
  • Alan has organised birthday parties and hen parties  on and off site.
  • Alan has run print sessions for hen party groups in the Whitworth.
  • Contact Alan if you have an idea, he will accomodate most ideas.