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.|
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.
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
|2011,2009,2007||Esher Church Primary School, Esher|
|2011, 2010||The Beacon Secondary School, Banstead, Surrey.|
|2011, 2010||Thames Ditton Junior School, Thames Ditton|
|2009, 2008||Christchurch School, Primary School, Surbiton|
|2010||Spelthorne Infant and Nursey School|
|2010||Polesdon Lacey Infant School, Bookham|
|2010||Ash Manor Secondary School , Farnham|
|2010||St Matthews Infant School, Downside, Cobham|
|2007||Preston Manor School, Wembley|
|2006||Esher College, Weston Green Road, Thames Ditton.|
|2012||Walton Leigh, Walton|
|2010||Philip Southcote School, Addlestone|
|2010||Orchard Lodge Resource Centre, Anerley|
|2009||The Lightbox, Woking|
|2006||The Robert Phillips Gallery, Walton|
|2014 & 2012||St Georges Church, Esher|
|2010||Heath End Secondary School, Farnham|
|2008||Colebrook Day Centre, Redhill|