Drawing & Printmaking adults Courses

Discover Printmaking: Step-by-Step Etching

Shana James begint

Learn the traditional technique of etching, following simple steps under the guidance of printmaker Shana James. Using a copper plate as your surface, draw an image directly onto the plate, creating your etching using non-toxic acid. Once the image is fixed learn how to print onto paper using FAC’s printing press. A great class for beginners or those wishing to further their skills.


  •  A materials fee is included in the cost of the course

What to bring:-

  • Apron
  • Sketchbook (A4 or A5)
  • Pencil, eraser, sharpener
  • Images for inspiration & ideas
  • Standard quality paper is provided for printing, if students require specialist printmaking paper they will be required to source and purchase their own, this will be discussed in the first class

Tutor Shana James

Shana James is known for her narrative style in both painting and printmaking.

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