Category Archives: Community print projects

Posts about community printmaking projects with a range of different groups.

You will find ideas for community printmaking projects you can organise yourself with local community groups, your colleagues, friends and family members. The activities are all safe and accessible, giving the opportunity for people of mixed abilities to join in and work together on collective activities.

Community printmaking workshop

Combining collagraphs and mono-prints

Combining collagraphs and mono-prints is a lovely versatile technique that I have used several times in community workshops. It works so well because it is easy to understand and people quickly get satisfying results. There is also plenty of scope for development so people with more printmaking experience enjoy playing with the two techniques together.

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Engrossed printmakers at the Community String Printing Workshop

Community String Printing Workshop

When I got a call from York Explore asking for activities for the Fun Palace weekend I was certain that a community string printing workshop would be truly accessible for everyone and popular too.

Passing printmaking on to a new generation

We set up the table in the busy Continue reading

Cat on the beach

Printed Postcards from Bridlington

People of all ages joined in with this community project to make printed postcards from Bridlington. It was part of the Artwaves festival, the idea being to bring people together and celebrate Bridlington and East Yorkshire.

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boxes bags and tags made from marbled paper

Paper Marbling with Blueberry Academy

Do you look forward to work on a Monday morning?

marbled paper with waves

marbled paper with waves

For the past few weeks I have pedalled in to Blueberry Academy to run a paper marbling project. Its fun, its creative – Monday mornings are great!

Blueberry Academy provides specialist support for adults with learning difficulties.

Based in York with branches in Continue reading