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Peacock Visual Arts is the leading contemporary visual arts organisation in Aberdeen and the NE of Scotland, bringing artists and the public together through exhibitions‚ events‚ talks‚ residencies‚ film screenings‚ gigs and workshops to make and present art in exciting and innovative ways.

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Workshops Over the Summer Months

We have one more printmaking workshop available this summer, led by friendly, experienced and supportive tutor James Vass. All our courses are designed for beginners unless we let you know otherwise. Just bring yourself – all materials are included. Hurry and book so you can start printing!

  • Screen Monoprinting

See below for more information, or call 01224 639539 to speak to someone and to book your place.

If you can’t find the best class for you, you can also arrange one-to-one tuition with us at very reasonable rates.

One Day Screen Monoprinting Workshop


Spend a day learning how to create painterly one-off prints by painting watercolour materials directly onto the mesh of the screen. This process will encourage the artist to expect the unexpected, relax around the painting, enjoy the process and anticipate the finished results that are not revealed until the last moment. Over the course of the day it may be possible to achieve results in surface textures, beautiful layering and the bleeding of one colour into another.

Screen monoprinting is an innovative printmaking technique. Watercolour materials such as pencils, paints and water-soluble artists bars are drawn/ painted onto an open silk-screen mesh in a fluid manner. Once dry, a squeegee is used to pull a clear medium over the screen, forcing the watercolour materials into the page.

  • Tutor: James Vass
  • Date: Saturday 30 August 2014
  • Time: 10 - 4.30pm
  • Cost: £75/65 conc

Terms and Conditions

Occasionally due to circumstances beyond our control Peacock may have to cancel courses and we reserve the right to do so with a minimum of one weeks notice prior to the start date. Full refunds will be given for any courses cancelled by Peacock Visual Arts.

For cancellation by course participants, full refunds will be given to those cancelling one month prior to the course start date. If cancellation notice is given two weeks prior to the course start date Peacock can only guarantee to refund 50% of the original cost of the course. No refund can be guaranteed if less notice is given. In this instance Peacock course fees may be refunded at Peacock’s discretion, only if we are able to fill your place. To help us do this it is important to let us know as soon as possible that you will be unable to attend.


Call 01224 639539 for more information and to book.

Note your interest!

Many of our classes run 'on demand'. So if you are interested in a certain class but you can't see one listed above, please don't hesitate to get in touch and we'll let you know as soon as a class is organised. Email info@peacockvisualarts.co.uk or phone 01224-639539