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.

“Everything was clearly explained and Hester provided help whenever needed...Excellent.  Fantastic food, nice location and venue.”

– Thea
Printing without a press

Hester’s Courses

Printmaking for Christmas

Wed, 2 Dec 2020

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

10 spaces available

Printmaking - Dales + Meadows in Monoprint

Fri, 1 May 2020

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

Info & Book

All Levels

10 spaces available

Printmaking - Introduction to Different Techniques

Thu, 27 Feb 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monoprint, intaglio, relief, reduction, drypoint, chine collé...ever wondered what these words mean? Join printmaker Hester Cox for a whistle stop taster day and find out! Hester will explain and demonstrate some of these...

£85

Info & Book

Novice

10 spaces available

Printmaking - Develop your Collagraph Techniques (3 day series)

Thu, 5 Nov 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is a series of 3 full days. Dates are: 5th, 12th and 19th November 2020 This advanced collagraph printmaking course is aimed at students that have previous experience of creating collagraph prints...

£235

Info & Book

Intermediate

6 spaces available

NEW

Printmaking - Introduction to Wildlife in Linocut

Thu, 24 Sep 2020

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

Info & Book

All Levels

10 spaces available

Printmaking - Drypoint with Colour á la Poupée

Fri, 20 Nov 2020

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

Novice

8 spaces available

Printmaking - Introduction to Collagraph Techniques (3 day series)

Thu, 8 Oct 2020

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A three day series on the 8th, 15th & 22nd October 2020 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

8 spaces available

Printmaking: Relief Collagraph Techniques Without a Press

Sat, 28 Mar 2020

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

Info & Book

All Levels

10 spaces available

Printmaking - Landscape in Linocut

Wed, 20 May 2020 - Thu, 21 May 2020

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

Info & Book

All Levels

10 spaces available

NEW

Printmaking for Christmas

Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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...

£75

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