Thursday 19 February 2015

Spring Start With New Screen Printing workshops at the Island Art Space!

For more information Please Email us at or or if you would like to talk contact John on 07810 755 628.

We look forwards to hearing from you!

Monday 25 August 2014

Summer Class at the Island Art Space Bristol 2014

A massive thanks to all who came to the Island Art Space  Bristol for our summer weekend courses in Screenprinting. Look out for more coming in the autumn/winter and get in touch if you want to learn how to screenprint!

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Saturday 10 May 2014

Summer Season!! More Workshops Announced!

Summer Weekend Screen Printing Courses

I am very happy to announce I will be running another round of screen printing weekend courses at The Island Art Space this summer on the following dates. 

June: 14th- 15th
July: 26th-27th
August: 23rd-24th

From 10-16:00 each day. 

On the course you will be introduced to a number of screen printing methods mainly focused on the photo exposed stencil method. 

Using drawing, text, material and photo based imagery you will learn how to create and print multi coloured screen prints.  

learn how to prepare your designs to expose onto a screen, how to prepare and expose images on to the screens, mixing the inks, registration methods and printing your own edition of screen prints. 

Then there will be the opportunity to learn how to extend your designs with paper stencilling and screen mono printing. There is also the opportunity to learn printing onto textiles. 

The workshop will introduce you to all the equipment needed to continue screen printing at home and in a professional printing studio. 

If you have already had some printing experience you can come to the workshop to develop any new ideas or pieces of work you've been wanting to print.

There courses are limited to 5 people per workshop so everyone can get the most out of the weekend. Book now to confirm your space. the course fee is £90 unless you have a studio at the Island art space in which case it's £80 for the weekend. 

Basic materials and all equipment is provided.

if you would like to know more or to book your place please email me at

Amazing Work Created at the March Workshop!

Better late then never, here some of the amazing work created at the March screen printing course at The Island, Well done all and for those who wanted to get on one of the courses look out for the summer dates to be posted very soon.

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Monday 3 March 2014

February Screen Printers @ The Island Art Space

We had another amazing screen printing weekend at The Island Art Space on the 22nd Feb and again everyone made really cool work. Thanks for coming and a massive congratulations on the excellent quality of the final prints produced. We hope you had a wonderful time on the course.

The March Course is now fully booked but do get in touch if you're interested in learning how to screen print or other printmaking questions and queries. We'd really lovely to hear from you.

Lovely Harbour view from Jo Wynne-Evans

Also don't miss the Private View of new work created by John Joseph Lynch, Printmaker and course leader. The Exhibition launches at Spike Print Studio on the 27th March.

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Great Screenprinting Workshop at The Island Art Space!

A great time was had by all last weekend for the January weekend course at the island art space, We were inspired by the amazingly high standards of the work produced by people who had never screen printed before!! Well done to all involved!

Look out for more weekend courses coming up at The Island.  We're nearly fully booked for February and there are only a few spaces left for March so get in touch to book a space and get involved with some great screen printing fun!

Dates for coming workshops are

February 22nd 23rd
March 15th and 16th

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Check out the Island Art Space Website to see what other great things are going on there! 

Also have a look at what print artist and teacher John Lynch has been up to recently in his own work.

Monday 25 November 2013

Studio Sessions: Personalised Screen Printing and Relief Printing Courses & Weekend Workshops

We are happy to announce that we now offer personalised printing courses for up to two people at our artist studio in Bristol city centre at the Island Art Space.

As well as a range of group workshops teaching introductory to intermediate screen printing we have now started to offer personalised printing workshops. Weather it's for a project you've been yearning to complete or a complete start up of a new art form, these personalised studio sessions are entirely catered to what you as a new comer or as a practicing artist want to get out of printmaking,

We offer 1 day or weekend courses in:

  • Screen printing- photographic and hand cut stenciling,
  • Screen mono-printing,
  • Woodcut printmaking,
  • Linocut printing,
  • Combined methods,
  • Printing without a press. 
  • Using Photoshop to develop your prints

Courses start at £75 for the weekend.

Your tutor on the course has over 16 years of printmaking history and a first class distinction for MA Multidisciplinary Printmaking.

Equipment is included in the workshop.

If you would like to make any enquiries please email- or call John on 07810 755 628

Brown Bear by Sophie Higgins. First time screen printing, 5 colour print in one weekend at one of our studio session 

Also don't miss out on the chance to book onto one of our group weekend workshops coming up in Jan, Feb and March in the gallery at the Island Art Space. These workshops cost £75 per person for the weekend, equipment is included and the max class size is 6, so you'll get plenty of professional advice. To sign up to one of the courses or find out more, email or call John 07810 755 628.

 We hope to hear from you soon.