Hester Cox

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Hester is a full-time printmaker whose work sells in galleries around Britain. An experienced tutor, Hester has an extensive knowledge of traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques – she specialises in collagraphs but incorporates all aspects of printmaking in her work. In 2011 she created work inspired by the Vale of York Viking Hoard.

“Really enjoyed having permission to spend a whole day doing something creative.  And the food was fantastic!”

– Caroline
Printing without a press

Hester’s Courses

Printmaking for Christmas - Moved from 2020

Wed, 1 Dec 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have fun learning to create festive printmaking blocks that you can use at home as they won’t require a press or expensive studio equipment to print. You will create a carved stamp from...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

3 spaces available

Printmaking - Develop your Collagraph Techniques (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Thu, 11 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a series of 3 full days. Dates are: 11th, 18th and 25th November 2021 This advanced collagraph printmaking course is aimed at students that have previous experience of creating collagraph prints...

£235

Info & Book

Intermediate

1 spaces available

NEW

Printmaking - Introduction to Wildlife in Linocut - Moved from 2020

Thu, 23 Sep 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Linocut printmaking is a wonderful way of working without the need for a press and the graphic qualities of this relief print method make it a great medium for depicting the many gorgeous...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Printmaking - Drypoint with Colour á la Poupée - Moved from 2020

Fri, 19 Nov 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Drypoint is a lovely direct way of combining line drawing or mark-making with printmaking to create distinctive images. Using your own drawings or photographs for inspiration, you will learn how to translate them...

£85

Info & Book

All Levels

3 spaces available

Printmaking - Introduction to Collagraph Techniques (3 day series) - Moved from 2020

Thu, 7 Oct 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A three day series on the 7th, 14th & 21st October 2021 This 3 day series of consecutive Thursdays with Hester will give you a solid introduction to her favourite method of making...

£235

Info & Book

Novice

2 spaces available

Printmaking - Dales + Meadows in Monoprint - MOVED FROM 2020

Thu, 13 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monoprintmaking is one of the most "painterly", spontaneous and exciting ways of making prints, with each print created being unique. Explore this wildly diverse print method with Hester Cox to guide you and...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Printmaking: Relief Collagraph Techniques Without a Press - MOVED FROM 2020

Sat, 20 Mar 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hester uses collagraph techniques in her own work but mainly uses the indented or inscribed surface to print (known as intaglio). Intaglio involves the use of a press to achieve a decent print...

£85

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All Levels

0 spaces available

Printmaking - Landscape in Linocut - MOVED FROM 2020

Wed, 19 May 2021 - Thu, 20 May 2021

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Linocut printmaking is a wonderful way of working without the need for a press. The graphic qualities of this relief print method make it a great medium for exploring the shapes, patterns and...

£170

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All Levels

0 spaces available

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