Welcome to Ochre Print Studio
Ochre Print Studio is an open access print studio, welcoming and encouraging artists and printmakers of all abilities to engage in the creative process of both traditional printmaking and contemporary print technology.
Ochre Print Studio is based at Lockwood Centre in Guildford, Surrey.
To find out more about us click here.
We run a programme of courses suitable for beginners and those with previous printmaking experience
HOT OFF THE PRESS...
We will soon be able to offer a range of courses using non-toxic etching techniques and, if you are keen to have a go, keep an eye out for these.
2017 promises to be an exciting year at
Ochre Print Studio
Artist in Residence
Introducing our 2017 Artists in Residence
HIGHTLIGHTS OF 2016....
Farewell to our Artists in Residence
More Highlights from 2016
Artist/Printmaker Susie Turner
ARTIST'S BOOK LAUNCH
by OPS Tutor
Artist's Talk by
Chris Orr MBE RA
to OPS AIR
Marielle had a print selected for NOPE, the National Original Print Exhibition, organised by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers at Bankside Gallery, London
Monoprint Magic with Artist Tessa Pearson
Our Annual Summer Exhibition with a Talk by Stephen Chambers RA
Stephen with Pru Griffiths who organises our Artist's Talks
End of Screenprinting Project with Mary Branson
Artist in Residence for Women's Suffrage at The Palace of Westminster
Annee (left) and Julie (right) admiring Mary's lovely screenprints
Trevor Price RE
Wood Engraving Workshop
by Anne Desmet RA
Hen Coleman came to give an Artists' Talk
JANUARY TO MAY
Editioning screenprints with Mary Branson House of Commons Artist in Residence to Women's Suffrage
ARTIST / PRINTMAKER
NANA SHIOMI RE
Who has visited OPS to give talks and demonstrations
Nana Shiomi - Feather Mantle
Click here for Printing Woodcut Demonstration
Our new Arts Council England funded etching facility will be fully operational from the beginning of February 2017
We just need a bit of training in January to get us up to speed and iron out any problems before we open the doors to everyone!
Almost equally exciting, we have just unwrapped our new large format digital printer and are soon to take delivery of two new Hunter Penrose Etching Presses!
Ochre Print Studio is committed to promoting the artist/printmaker’s creative process.
We support this through providing a programme of residencies, exchanges and internships.
Marielle Schram and Adam Green gave interesting talks about their lovely work, which was displayed at their End of Residency Exhibition during our Christmas Party
Came to teach us Printmaking with Japanese Vinyl for the first time
We have asked her to return in 2017
Returned to teach her very popular Photopolymer Etching Course
She will be back again in July 2017
Chris Orr's wonderful book
The Making of Things
Available to buy at the RA Shop but we have our own copy at OPS ready to inspire us when the new Etching Facilities are unveiled!