Working in very small numbers in her garden studio, artist and printmaker Richenda Court will share her broad knowledge of printmaking in these workshops.

Each workshop aims to bring out the very best in all artists, whether total beginners or those with more experience who want to re-learn the basics or take their work to a whole new dimension.

Forthcoming Workshops 2015-2016

Ochre Print Studio, Guildford: Goetz Relief Course

Friday 10-1pm, 23 October - 6 November 2015

Morley College, London: Woodcut

Sunday 10am - 4pm, 31 January 2016

Morley College, London: Two Colour Lino

Sunday 10am - 4pm, 12 & 19 June 2016

With over twenty years of experience working under the very best tutors, in particular Richard Michelle (Editioner to David Hockney and studio assistant to Birgit Skiöld ) Richenda has gained an extensive knowledge of printmaking techniques. She currently teaches adult classes at Ochre Print Studio in Guildford & Morley College, London as well as in her garden studio in Esher. Her specialist techniques include etching and relief printmaking i.e. lino, woodcut & goetz technique.

Each workshop aims to bring out the very best whether the student is a total beginner or is more experiencd and wants to develop their work to a whole new dimension. One to one workshops are available on request.

In the past Richenda has led workshops in schools, colleges, and galleries and has experience of working with a variety of organisations including the Arts Council of England and Ochre Print Studio where she was director of Relief Printmaking.

Workshops are available to suit all ages and capabilities.
Previous workshops have covered mono-printing, etching, collographs and lino printing and woodcut, working in various institutions. Richenda has worked with primary, secondary school children, adults with disabilities and young offenders.

All professional printmaking equipment is brought into the classroom / gallery including a portable press, etching inks, rollers and paper. In advance of the workshop Richenda will discuss the proposed lesson plan and where necessary present back up notes for participants and staff.

2015 On going specialist workshops at Morley College, London & Ochre Print Studios, Guildford.
October 2014 The Lightbox, Woking. Drypoint Workshop for Adults
Jan 2013 - July 2014 Ochre Print Studio, Guildford: Director of Events and Relief Printmaking.
Teaching adult printmaking courses in linocut, woodcut and goetz technique throughout the year. Organising all exhibitions and specialist Artists talks.
November 2013 Guildford High School, teaching GCSE students
May 2013 Kings International College for Business and the Arts: Printmaking Workshop. Working with ‘A’ level students.
February 2013 Milbourne Lodge School Workshop: Year 8 students.
September 2012 St Catherine’s School, Bramley. Artist in Residence working with A level students.
May- July 2012 Four day workshop in partnership with Iron artist Jono Rettalic. Working with children and carers/ parents at Painshill Park, Cobham.
July 2012 Medicine Garden, Cobham.
A two day printmaking workshop open to the public inspired by the surrounding gardens. The workshop is part of a celebratory Arts Festival.
May - July 2012 Painshill Park, Cobham.
Four day workshop working with two local schools at Painshill Park Cobham. Working alongside one other artist, Jono Rettalick, young disabled students with their carers and young pupils with parents.
June 2012 Hinchley Wood Secondary School.
As part of Dance Signatures, an artist residency, GCSE and A level students were invited to attend a workshop at St Georges Church, draw a dancer and make prints from the drawings. A follow up day was spent in the school developing the work to make reduction linocuts and monoprints
March - April 2012 Dance Signatures: St Georges, Esher:
A two month residency working with contemporary dancers exploring the relationship between dance and art. The residency included two full day adult workshops drawing dancers in the morning and creating prints in the afternoon. The residency had an opening and closing exhibition and was open to the public for two months.

Past Workshops in Schools and Colleges

2011,2009,2007Esher Church Primary School, Esher
2011, 2010The Beacon Secondary School, Banstead, Surrey.
2011, 2010Thames Ditton Junior School, Thames Ditton
2009, 2008Christchurch School, Primary School, Surbiton
2010Spelthorne Infant and Nursey School
2010Polesdon Lacey Infant School, Bookham
2010Ash Manor Secondary School , Farnham
2010St Matthews Infant School, Downside, Cobham
2007Preston Manor School, Wembley
2006Esher College, Weston Green Road, Thames Ditton.

Specialist Schools

2012Walton Leigh, Walton
2010 Philip Southcote School, Addlestone
2010Orchard Lodge Resource Centre, Anerley


2009The Lightbox, Woking
2006The Robert Phillips Gallery, Walton


2014 & 2012St Georges Church, Esher
2010Heath End Secondary School, Farnham
2008 Colebrook Day Centre, Redhill