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Hybrid print

Traditional and Digital Hybrid Printmaking

This bespoke one-week workshop gives you the chance to experiment with traditional printmaking techniques and innovative digital technologies to produce truly unique creations.

To book your place today, simply click 'Book Now' to be taken to AUB's secure online store where you can complete your booking.

What you need to know

Monday 14 – Friday 18 August 2023

9.30-16.30

At the point of booking you can choose to add accommodation and/or our popular half-board catering package. See below for the cost of different options.

Course only

£874

Course fee plus accommodation

£1,124

Course fee plus accommodation and half-board catering package

£1,199

  • Suitable clothing that you don't mind getting messy

  • All course materials and resources
  • Access to industry-standard software, equipment and studio spaces

To take advantage of our economically priced accommodation, simply select the appropriate accommodation and/or half-board catering option when you book your place.

If you're keen to sketch outside course hours, perhaps in the evening or to capture a sunset, your tutor can provide you with a list of ideal locations.

Accommodation includes

  • Single study bedroom with private en-suite bathroom in AUB Halls of Residence, situated on AUB's campus
  • Halls of Residence Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour on-site security staff and live-in AUB residential staff (help is available 24/7)

Take a look at AUB’s Halls of Residence, just click on the Campus Halls option.

Half-board catering package includes

  • Half-board catering (breakfast and lunch)
  • Single study bedroom with private en-suite bathroom in AUB Halls of Residence, situated on AUB's campus
  • Halls of Residence Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour on-site security staff and live-in AUB residential staff (help is available 24/7)

Take a look at AUB’s Halls of Residence, just click on the Campus Halls option.

  • All specialist tools, equipment and course materials are included in your course fee
  • Come away with increased confidence in your printing, design techniques and digital incorporation approaches, as well as an understanding of basic digital post-production techniques
  • Have the opportunity to experiment and develop ideas discovering new approaches to creating
  • Gain hands-on experience embracing new digital techniques, including how to creatively scan and print
  • Receive expert support and guidance from a practising professional artist, including feedback on your ideas and work
  • The opportunity to network and share ideas with other students from around the globe
  • Access AUB's industry-standard studio spaces, including the specialist equipment and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Leave with skills and foundations that you can use at home to continue creating beyond this course, as well as a collection of experimental and finished works in a variety of mediums
  • Study alongside up to 10 like-minded students and have fun

About this course

This exciting and unique workshop brings together traditional tactile techniques of printmaking and innovative digital technologies to give you the chance to experiment with a variety of bespoke artistic possibilities. The creative possibilities are endless.

Taught by our leading printmaking specialist, Donna Peters, you'll be introduced to the traditional and essential techniques of screenprinting. Alongside this, you'll explore innovative printing technology and digital formatting. When you apply the two together, you'll be astounded by the creative possibilities and the stunning artwork you can produce.

As this immersive course progresses, you'll utilise alternative processes that digital technologies offer, to complement and extend the creative image-making possibilities.

Delivered on our award-winning campus with access to specialist printmaking studios and digital suites, you'll unite these processes throughout the week and witness the benefits of how hybrid printing not only offers numerous aesthetic possibilities but speeds the process of producing high-quality pieces of bespoke artwork.

Your tutor, Donna, takes a less formal approach to teaching and where possible adapts sessions to meet the needs and different approaches of the class. This summer workshop is about encouraging a supportive, inclusive, and positive creative experience that allows students to flourish and maximise their creative potential.

In addition to course teaching hours, you'll be able to access our maker workshops in the early evenings to continue working on your creative pieces, if you wish.

  • Introduction to colour theory and essential design techniques
  • Creating stencils
  • Collages and juxtaposing imagery
  • Graphic design
  • Overprinting processes
  • Digital projects
  • Exploration of the design process
  • Full printing process
  • Receive a range of demonstrations
  • Insights into famous artists' work and styles

The minimum age for this course is 18 years.

This is an introductory course; therefore, no previous understanding or experience is required.

Please get in touch with us if you wish to check your suitability for the course.

All course materials and resources, software and equipment are included in your course fee.

All students with 100% course attendance will be issued with an official AUB Short Course certificate of attendance. To request your certificate email the team at shortcourses@aub.ac.uk.

After this course you could:

  • Study a Design and Print short course to expand your illustration and creative skills further
  • Continue to harness your creativity; explore our full range of evening and weekend courses courses to see where your creative journey will take you next
  • Use your new skills to further your career or change direction
  • Continue to develop your skills at home as a hobby or as a means of relaxation

  • You'll study at a leading specialist university – so we know what we're doing when it comes to providing unparalleled courses
  • Your tutor, Donna Peters, is an industry professional, so you'll learn from the best
  • We cater for all abilities and have no formal entry requirements for this course, so there's nothing holding you back
  • You'll learn in a safe and encouraging environment where there's no right or wrong way to be creative
  • Benefit from our incredible campus and its industry-standard studios, plus use state-of-the-art equipment and software to unleash your creativity
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Meet your tutor

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Donna Peters

Donna Jean Peters is a printmaker, artist and educator from Maryland, USA.

Examples of prints

See below for a selection of examples of the type of work you'll undertake on this course. You'll explore the full spectrum of printmaking, including traditional techniques such as screenprinting, as well how to embrace and incorporate innovative technology to elevate your creations.

Check out our print room in action

Our specialist printmaking studios feature industry-standard equipment to enable you to bring your creations to life. All course materials and tools are included in your course fee.

All you need to know about studying your summer course

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Why choose AUB for your summer course?

We're a first-choice provider of residential and online courses for students wishing to engage in a creative course experience

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