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.
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.