Printmaking

Etching Press Deliveries

Here’s a few pictures of another few presses we have made, sold and delivered, set up and demoed to customers. We love traveling all over the UK and setting printmakers up with their presses. Part of the set up and demo is showing how to print all the different types of plates. We bring all…

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Ian Mowforth’s Printmaking is Excellent

Ian Mowforth’s Printmaking is Excellent, he is a painter printmaker and he produces so much work as well as teach both printmaking and painting. He purchased a Gunningarts printing press from us a few years ago and all his students and himself use the press for printing. if you would like any more info on the…

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Etching Press Delivery, Set Up & Print

Here are a few of the recent Etching Press Delivery, Set Up & a few prints. I hope all the printmakers our there are having a fantastic start to your week! We are ???

  

Delivery of printing etching press

Delivery of Etching Printing Press

Wow!! What an amazing Studio. I delivered and set up a No 4 press (our biggest standard size press, we make bespoke sizes) In Dorset last week. This artists studio and work was Amazing!!!! An inspiration!!! We will be exhibiting her works soon in our printmaking Gallery. I am really looking forward to that! I…

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Printmaking Supplies

Printmaking Supplies at Ironbridge Gallery

Printmaking Supplies at Ironbridge Gallery. We have a wide range of printmaking supplies here at Ironbridge Fine Arts Printmaking Studios, you can purchase from our online shop or pop in and browse our huge selection. We have everything a printmaker needs. We use all we sell in our printmaking studios so if you need to…

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Registration Beds

Registration Beds for Etching Presses

Registration Beds for Etching Presses are such an amazing add on to when you want to purchase a printing press. Or you might already have a printing press and would like to purchase a registration bed for your press? Which ever it is we would defiantly say ‘ purchase one’ it makes life so much…

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Ironbridge Printmaking Studios BLOG

Here at Ironbridge Fine Arts print studios we are passionate about what we do. I am Jenny Gunning and I am in charge of the printmaking studios here at Ironbridge Fine Arts. If you would like to purchase a press, learn how to make any kind of printmaking plate, purchase brilliant prints by amazing printmakers…

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Etching by Jenny Gunning

Etching Big with Jenny Gunning

Etching big at Ironbridge Fine Arts and Framing Limited with specialist printmaker Jenny Gunning. Would you like to push the boundaries? If so have a look at our workshops and come and have a go! Part of Jenny’s job as a printmaker is not only to produce and make new pieces of work to exhibit and sell,…

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Etching press made to measure

Etching Printing Presses

Prints relief & intaglio comes with a printing blanket runners & tech support if needed made and sold by printmakers LOVE PRINTMAKING ??

Studio with Ironbridge etching press

Delivery and set up to Printmaker Helen Authur.

We delivered to a lovely printmakers a few weeks ago. If you are ever in Hereford, Helen Arthur’s printmaking studio and Gallery is well worth a visit. Thank you Helen for the lovely write up, and your hospitality yesterday. ??

Carborundum Powder

Carborundum

A small description.  Carborundum is a grit that is used in Lithography to help ground the stones down so that the surface of the stone is perfect to draw and print from. There are three different kinds of Carborundum grit used – Rough, medium and fine, which slowly but surely creates a fine beautiful surface…

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Intro to printmaking Course Ironbridge Print Studios

Workshop run by Jenny Gunning. Here are some short clips from one of our workshops at our fantastic printmaking studio and Gallery in Ironbridge. It was the first day in a 6 week printmaking course. The first day was Intaglio Drypoint plate making and printing. Lovely students and great prints. Lino next workshop! Collagraph after that…

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2 day Lino Multi-plate Workshop at your School, College or Uni

Information: Book this 2 day Lino Multi-plate workshop at your School, College or Uni. Have a specialist printmaker come to you and teach your students or your staff. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for the day in your own class room. Where: At your School, College or Uni…

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2 day Lino Reduction workshop at your School, College or Uni

Information: Book this 2 day Lino Reduction workshop at your School, College or Uni. Have a specialist printmaker come to you and teach your students or your staff. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for the day in your own class room. Where: At your School, College or Uni…

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Lino Workshop at your School, College or Uni

Information: Book this 1 day Lino Printmaking Workshop for your School, College or Uni. Have a specialist printmaker come to you and teach your students or your staff. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for the day in your own class room. Where: At your School, College or Uni When:…

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2 day Etching Workshop at your School, College or University

Information: 2  Day Intro into Etching Workshop at your School, College or University is a superb workshop, during the workshop you or/and your students will learn about metal, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and no-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with full time specialist printmaker, Jenny Gunning who…

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1 Day Dry-point Printmaking Workshop at your School, College or University

Information: 1 Day Drypoint Printmaking Workshop at your School, College or University is a great workshop to come on, during the workshop you will learn how to make a dry-point plate and print from it. You will learn about materials and how to make line and tone. As well as printing processes specifically for dry-point,…

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1 Day Etching Workshop | Printmaking Workshops

Information: 1 Day Intro into Etching Workshop at your School, College or University is a superb workshop, during the workshop you or/and your students will learn about metal, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and no-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with full time specialist printmaker, Jenny Gunning…

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Collagraph workshop at your School, College or University

Information: This 1 day Collagraph workshop at your School, College or University is a great workshop to experience, it shows you how to make many plates using many forms of collagraph. If you are the teachers that are having this workshop then it will give you the ‘How to’ worksheets as well as the hands…

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2 day Lino Multi-plate Workshop at your Studio

Information: Book this 2 day Lino Multi-plate Workshop at your Studio. Have a specialist printmaker come to you and teach you in your own space. You will learn about registration, paper, ink and much much more. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for 2 day. Where: At your Studios When: Call for availability…

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2 Day Lino Reduction Workshop at your Studio

Information: Book this 2 Day Lino Reduction Workshop at your Studio. Have a specialist printmaker come to you and teach you in your own space. You will learn about registration, paper, ink and much much more. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for 2 days. Where: At your Studios When: Call for availability…

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1 day Lino Workshop at your Studios

Information: Book this 1 day Lino Printmaking Workshop for your Studios. Have a specialist printmaker come to you and teach you in your own space. You will learn about paper, ink and much much more. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for the day. Where: At your Studios When: Call for availability and…

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2 day Lino Multi-plate Workshop at Ironbridge Studio

Information: Come on the 2 day Multi-plate Workshop at our Ironbridge Studios. Come and learn about ink, paper lino cutting and registration. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for the day in a very lovely printmaking studio designed for the purpose. Where: At Ironbridge Fine Arts Printmaking Studios When: Call for…

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1 Day Intro into Drypoint Printmaking Workshop at your Studio

Information: Book this 1 Day Intro into Dry-point Intaglio Printmaking Workshop at your Studio. During the workshop you will learn how to make a dry-point plate and print from it. You will learn about materials and how to make line and tone. As well as printing processes specifically for dry-point, including traditional and contemporary methods. You…

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Etching Workshop at your Studio

Information: This 1 Day Intro into Etching Workshop at your Studio is a workshop that you don’t need any experience to book. During the workshop you will learn about the different metals, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and no-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with a full time specialist printmaker,…

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Collagraph Workshop at your Studios

Information: This 1 Day Intro into Collagraph Workshop at your Studio is an excellent workshop to book for yourself, it shows you how to make many plates using many forms of collagraph. In just 1 day you will gain the knowledge and experience to carry on developing your printmaking skills after the workshop has ended.…

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Dry-point Workshop at Ironbridge Studios

Information: 1 Day Intro into Dry-point Intaglio Printmaking Workshop at Ironbridge Studios, is a great workshop to come on, during the workshop you will learn how to make a dry-point plate and print from it. You will learn about materials and how to make line and tone. As well as printing processes specifically for dry-point, including…

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1 Day Intro into Etching Workshop at Ironbridge Studios

Information: 1 Day Intro into Etching Workshop at Ironbridge Studios is a great workshop to come on, during the workshop you will learn about metal, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and no-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with a full time specialist printmaker, in a beautifully designed…

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Collagraph Workshop at Ironbridge Studios

Information: This 1 Day Intro into Collagraph Workshop at Ironbridge Studios is a great workshop to experience, it shows you how to make many plates using many forms of collagraph. This is a fantastic way to experience many techniques of printmaking and work with a specialist printmaker for the day in a very lovely printmaking studio designed for the…

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2 Day Etching Workshop at your Studio

Information: 2  Day Intro into Etching Workshop at your studio is a superb workshop, during the workshop you will learn about metal, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and no-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with full time specialist printmaker, Jenny Gunning who will bring all the materials and…

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2 day Carborundum and Etching advanced workshop at our Ironbridge Studios

Information: This Carborundum and Etching advanced workshop at our Ironbridge Studios is an excellent workshop to come on, during this workshop you will be making a mixed plate putting together Carborundum and etching to create one final plate. As well as etching printing processes, including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with a full time specialist printmaker, in a…

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2 day Carborundum and Etching advanced workshop at your Studio

Information: This Carborundum and Etching advanced workshop at at your Studio is an excellent workshop to book, during this workshop you will be making a mixed plate putting together Carborundum and etching to create one final plate. As well as etching printing processes, including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with a full time specialist printmaker, Jenny GunningBA(HONS) Where: at…

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2 Day Collagraph and Carborundum Workshop at your Studio

Information: This 2 Day Collagraph and Carborundum Workshop at your Studio is a great workshop to experience, it shows you how to make many plates using carborundum grit and many forms of collagraph. In just 2 days you will gain the knowledge and experience to carry on developing your printmaking skills after the workshop has ended.…

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2 Day Collagraph and Carborundum Workshop at your School, College or Uni

Information: This 2 Day Collagraph and Carborundum Workshop at your School, College or Uni is a great workshop to experience, it shows you how to make many plates using many forms of collagraph. If you are the teachers that are having this workshop then it will give you the ‘How to’ worksheets as well as…

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2 Day Multi-plate Etching Printmaking Workshop at your School, College or University

Information:This 2 Day Multi-plate Etching Workshop at your School, College or University is a printmaking workshop for people who already have experience in printmaking. It is also for up to 4 students only. During the workshop you will learn about registration, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and non-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods.…

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2 Day Multi-plate Etching Workshop at your Studio

Information:This 2 Day Multi-plate Etching Workshop at your studio is a printmaking workshop for people who already have experience in printmaking. It is also for up to 4 students only. During the workshop you will learn about registration, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and non-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working…

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Etching Workshop at your Studios

Information: 2 Day Etching Workshop at your your Studios is a superb workshop, during the workshop you or/and your students will learn about metal, line, tone, aquatint, toxic and no-toxic etchants. As well as printing processes including traditional and contemporary methods. You will be working with full time specialist printmaker, Jenny Gunning who will bring all the…

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Introduction to Drawing Workshop- Customer Review

After holding a passion for art for many years, and never taking classes, I decided to give the ‘Introduction to Drawing Workshop’ that is run by Liz Gunning a go.   The beginners class is held at the Ironbridge Fine Arts and Framing gallery, in a studio area situated at the rear of the building,…

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etching press reviews

Etching Press Review

“I just wanted to write and thank you very much for supplying me with a brilliant press!” “I have been rather busy organising the studio etc but have managed to print a woodcut, wood engraving and etching- all came out perfectly on their first attempt!! Amazing. I have been used to printing on an albion…

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Introduction to Drawing Workshop

Come and learn how to draw the traditional way, learn how to use both traditional and contemporary tools to create your marks. Enjoy using conservation and museum standard papers and come away from the workshop with a knowledge that can help you create many many more works of art.
For Dates and more details please click on me details or call us on 01952434033 or email jenny@shropshirefinearts.co.uk

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2 Day Multi-plate Etching Workshop at our Ironbridge Studios

Come on this workshop to expand your printmaking skills. Make a large multi-plate Etching.
There are many dates available so click on more details or if you would like to call us to tailor make your workshop call 01952434033 or email jenny@shropshirefinearts.co.uk

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2 Day Etching Workshop at Ironbridge Studios – Which metal?

Introduction to Etching workshop using steel, copper and Zinc. Come and work with Jenny Gunning and learn both traditional and contemporary method of preparing your plates and etching line and tone using x 2 different aquatints. Then printing using both intaglio and relief techniques.

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1 day Lino Workshop at our Ironbridge Studios

Come and spend a day making a lino cut using some lovely tools, either bring your design or make the design on the day. Make your plate and print a good print run from it so you are ready to sell and exhibit! Lunch is provided as well so its a great way to spend a day.

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Number 3 Press

Choosing an Etching Press

The Gunning Arts Etching Press is a firm favourite of artists and printmakers all over UK, Europe and the rest of the world.  Designed and built to exacting standards here in Shropshire, the presses have been used to create prints that feature in the Royal Art Collection and other prestigious collections all over the world.…

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Floating Artwork within White Box

Excellent Customer Feedback

    We pride ourselves on our high level of service and exceeding customer expectations. We are pleased that so many of our customers give such excellent feedback and continue to work with us for many years. Here is one of our most recent reviews.. “Friendly, cheerful and welcoming! Prompt Service. Gallery is large and…

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Review of Studio Press 1

Having used large presses in Printmaking Studios I bought the Ironbridge Studio Press 1 for my own studio at home. I’m currently exploring drypoint etching, linocut and woodblock so was looking for something versatile but compact to cover all my printing requirements.  I am over the moon with this press!  Hand made by Dave Gunning…

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New Ironbridge art gallery

We have moved!

We are pleased to announce that we have moved into a beautiful building situated right next to the river and only 50 metres away from our old building.   Within our gallery and printing workshop you will find the full range of Gunning Arts printing press on display so please call to arrange a demonstration…

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