Welcome

We are a group of artists, specialist teachers and printmaking experts, dedicated to investigating all things print.

Exhibitions

Welcome

We are a group of artists, specialist teachers and printmaking experts, dedicated to investigating all things print.

Exhibitions

Celebrating our new look

Delve into our new website to find out what’s coming up in 2024 and why we love printmaking.

With a lot of help from you – our 2024 Crowdfunder story

In May 2024 we ran a Crowdfunder appeal to raise £10,000 for two new presses and improvements to the studio. We are thrilled to say that we exceeded our target with donations of over £11,500.

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Etching Year | 40 weeks | Mondays | September 2024

This Monday evening class is a unique opportunity to build your etching skills over the course of a year. The HAUSPRINT Etching Year is designed to provide stable building blocks for your printmaking future, whatever your starting point. Over 40 weeks you’ll be guided through a specialist programme delivered over three terms which teaches the principles of etching. 

Tutor:
Rob White and Michelle Avison

When:
Beginning 9 September for 38 weeks (see course outline for dates)

Where:
HAUSPRINT

Cost:
£2,330

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On Siss / Phuss: Ziqi Xu in conversation with Livia Wang

“It’s all because I want to see myself, I want to see those unnoticed moments, how they pass by, what is really happening. So that makes the work very personal.”

Artist:
Ziqi Xu

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New name, new website

When we set up SLAUGHTERHAUS Print Studio in 2010, we named it after the building. Redesigning our website in 2024 was also the perfect time to launch our new name, HAUSPRINT.

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Guerilla Artists: Drawing & Drypoint | 4 alternate Sundays | June 2024

Find unique ways to express yourself, with an exciting combination of external drawing trips and working in the print studio.

Tutor:
Chris Christodoulou

When:
Sunday 9 & 23 June, 7 & 21 July 2024

Where:
HAUSPRINT

Cost:
£460

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Collecting the Looking

“I love drawing really quickly. I love drawing in really difficult situations. I love drawing in the dark. I like what happens when you can’t see everything or when it’s passed and you have to remember it rather than drawing what it actually looks like, so it’s about the experience of looking as much as what I’m looking at.”

We talk to Michelle Avison about building a resilient artistic practice over 30 years.

Artist:
Michelle Avison

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Exhibitions

Contemporary printmaking, diverse artists, changing programme.

Exhibitions

Features

Interviews, insights and techniques from artists working with print today.

Features

Artist talk: Eleanor Watson

Eleanor grapples with her attraction to decorative interiors, finding beauty in pattern, object and light, in this video presentation.

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“Revealing the unknown is always the thing I’m interested in”

SooMin Leong’s practice focuses on the transition from one place to another, both through literal journeys and the many stages that go into making her prints. Each is a story informed by the experience and impression of travelling. We interviewed her about her own journey into printmaking.

Artist:
SooMin Leong

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Artist talk: SooMin Leong

In this video presentation, SooMin discusses her practice, the importance of landscape in her images and how walking can change how we experience the world.

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Courses

Taster workshops, short courses and weekly classes.

Courses

HAUSPRINT Etching Year Taster

Taster class to find out about the HAUSPRINT Etching Year.


When: Sunday 19 May 2024

Tutor: Rob White

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Etching Year | 40 weeks | Mondays | September 2024

This Monday evening class is a unique opportunity to build your etching skills over the course of a year. The HAUSPRINT Etching Year is designed to provide stable building blocks for your printmaking future, whatever your starting point. Over 40 weeks you’ll be guided through a specialist programme delivered over three terms which teaches the principles of etching. 


When: Beginning 9 September for 38 weeks (see course outline for dates)

Tutors: Rob White and Michelle Avison

Cost: £2,330

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Guerilla Artists: Drawing & Drypoint | 4 alternate Sundays | June 2024

Find unique ways to express yourself, with an exciting combination of external drawing trips and working in the print studio.


When: Sunday 9 & 23 June, 7 & 21 July 2024

Tutor: Chris Christodoulou

Cost: £460

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Shop

Original limited edition artist prints, artist books and gifts

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Ballinskelligs Bay 9 & 10

Made by Michelle Avison on a 2024 residency in Ireland, Ballinskelligs Bay 9 & 10 was drawn in situ on the beach at Ballinskelligs and etched on her return to the studio. The print comprises two plates side by side and is part of our Crowdfunder selection.


Date:
2024

Artist:
Michelle Avison

Medium:
Etching

Image size:
15 x 30 cm

Paper size:
31 x 44 cm

Edition size:
10

Cost:
£120

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New Concordia Quay

I enjoy the architectural, sometimes almost abstract shapes of quays and ships’ moorings, their strength but also slight dilapidation. I add hand colouring to my prints using coloured pencil techniques and print on Fabriano Artistico 300gsm.


Artist:
Liz Bennett

Medium:
Linocut with hand colouring

Image size:
20 x 20 cm

Cost:
£100

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Southbank

I have drawn the Southbank with my needle on acrylic plates for as long as I can remember. I draw to feel alive…..
The drypoint process provides  immediacy, of capturing a feeling- the buildings as geometries, the brooding skyline, dotted figures with long shadows. Printing the scratched lines for me, re-evokes and transforms the experience of my interior urban landscape.

Date:
2023

Artist:
Chris Christodoulou

Medium:
Drypoint

Image size:
26 x 38 cm

Paper size:
56 x 38 cm

Cost:
£220

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