Calder Press Printmaking Workshops


Calder Press

Specialist Printmaking Courses

Learning at Calder Press

Calder Press one-day workshops provide key skills in the development of a creative printmaking practice. Learning takes place in small groups within a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Practical demonstrations are used as the starting point for an intensive workshop experience, which aims to facilitate the creation of exciting and ambitious prints to a professional standard. Workshops are suitable for both beginners and more experienced printmakers wishing to further develop their skills. Please note that there is a maximum of three students per workshop so early booking is recommended.

 About Calder Press

Situated in the historic village of Mid Calder near Edinburgh, Calder Press is the print workshop and home of the printmaker Nicholas Devison. Nicholas has worked as a printmaker for over 25 years and has taught in a number of art schools including Course Leader for MA Printmaking at Cambridge School of Art. He currently teaches courses at Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh Napier University and Leith School of Art. Nicholas has exhibited both in Britain and abroad and has work in a number of collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Printmaking Courses

  • Monotype Printmaking
  • Drypoint and Carburundum Printmaking
  • Collagraph and Carburundum Printmaking
  • Photopolymer Gravure Etching


Workshop Dates March to June 2018:

3rd   March

17th March

14th April

21st April

28th April

5th May

12th May

19th May

9th June

16th June

23rd June

30th June

Times: Workshops run from 10.30am – 4.30pm

Price:  £90 per person inclusive of materials.

Refreshments plus a light lunch will be provided.


Please contact me to discuss your specific requirements. 

For bookings and further information please contact:



Mobile: 07765950692

Calder Press 37- 39 Bank Street, Mid Calder, Edinburgh EH53 0AS