Printmaking Unit Award SCQF5

What is special about this course?

This practical and enjoyable course will enable you to develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of printmaking skills. You will have the opportunity to experiment with and explore basic printmaking techniques and processes such as monoprinting, lino-cuts, and collographs.

Students will require an A3 sketchbook, HB pencil and soft eraser.

Entry requirements

Entry is at the discretion of the tutor. All students would benefit from previous experience of an art or design course.

You will produce a folio which will include a series of experimental, exploratory prints using three different printmaking techniques. You will also produce a minimum of 2 highly finished prints for assessment.

How will I study my course?

    How long will my course last?

    11 Weeks

    3 hours a week.

    We recommend you attend each of the sessions to achieve success in this course.

    Where can I study my course?

      • Portree

    Start date

    This is a flexible course.



    An additional cost of £15 will be payable direct to WHC UHI for course materials.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Please contact you nearest college centre.

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    Apply for Printmaking Unit Award SCQF5

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at West Highland College UHI. West Highland College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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