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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Etching: Soft Ground | 3 Tuesday evenings | Oct & Nov 2024

For those wanting to explore etching but feel the pressure of drawing, our three evening course investigates texture, pattern and mark-making through soft ground.

Tutor:
Rob White

When:
Tuesday 29 October, 5 & 12 November 2024

Where:
HAUSPRINT

Cost:
£160

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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

“I think all visual art is a metaphor”

Following a previous career as a forensic psychiatrist, James Anderson’s colourful carborundum and layered woodcuts convey the emotion of inner worlds. We discuss abstraction, inspiration and the hard work of practice with him.

Artist:
James Anderson

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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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Artist talk: Helen Breach

In this video presentation, Helen talks about the different ways in which she explores the world around her through drawing, painting and printmaking, including looking at dancers in rehearsal, the natural environment and portraiture.

Video

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Courses

Taster workshops, short courses and weekly classes.

Courses

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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Monotype with water washable inks | 3 Saturdays | June 2024

Explore monotype printing over three mornings at HAUSPRINT. This course is designed to give you a really good understanding of using water washable printing inks to make painterly monotypes.


When: Saturday 8, 15, 22 June 2024

Tutor: Michelle Avison

Cost: £280

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Etching: Aquatint | 3 Tuesday evenings | Nov & Dec 2024

Across three evenings, explore the magical properties of aquatint to create prints with a range of tones from light to dark. Whatever your inspiration, from ocean to architecture, nature to grafitti, learn how aquatint can be used for exciting results.


When: Tuesday 19 & 26 November, 3 December 2024

Tutor: Rob White

Cost: £160

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Shop

Original limited edition artist prints, artist books and gifts

Shop

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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9:43 are you still there?

A piece questioning the seen and passing of time.


Date:
2023

Artist:
Ziqi Xu

Medium:
Etching

Image size:
13.7 x 11.2 cm

Paper size:
26 x 22 cm

Edition size:
7

Cost:
£180

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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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