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

Etching Year – 1 of 1Etching Year – 1 of 1This 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

Artist talk: Sarah Gillett

In this podcast episode released by Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Sarah Gillett talks about her research on how astronauts dream, the promise of future seances, and the joy of collaboration.

Audio

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Glossary

Printmaking involves many specialist techniques, processes and tools. We hope our glossary will help guide you through the subject. New entries added monthly.

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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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Courses

Taster workshops, short courses and weekly classes.

Courses

Introduction to Stone Lithography | 2 days | June 2024

Our 2 Day Stone Lithography course is designed to build skills and confidence in everything you need to know to make a stone litho print


When: 29 & 30 June 2024

Tutor: Michelle Avison

Cost: 245

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Etching Year | 40 weeks | Mondays | September 2024

Etching Year – 1 of 1Etching Year – 1 of 1This 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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Carborundum | 4 days | August 2024

Explore carborundum plate making and printing techniques over 4 consecutive days. Working on acrylic plates you will learn how to use carborundum grit and painting mediums to achieve painterly, textural marks, resulting in rich, vibrant prints.


When: 5, 6, 7 & 8 August

Tutor: Rob White

Cost: £380

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Shop

Original limited edition artist prints, artist books and gifts

Shop

Canvey Island II

I have been making prints of Thames views for some time and more recently became drawn to quays and ships’ moorings. I enjoy the architectural, sometimes almost abstract shapes they make, and their strength but also slight dilapidation.


Artist:
Liz Bennett

Medium:
Linocut with hand colouring

Image size:
20 x 20 cm

Cost:
£100

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Dolphin, HMS Belfast II

I discovered, almost by accident, these “dolphins” – freestanding, powerful moorings that appear all along the Thames. I spotted my first one by the HMS Belfast and was hooked. No-one seems to know the origin of their name except that it is almost certainly not connected to the marine mammal.


Artist:
Liz Bennett

Medium:
Linocut with hand colouring

Image size:
20 x 20 cm

Cost:
£100

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Tide (Vertical) no.19

Part of  Tide (Vertical) series of monotypes which were made were made in the studio, responding to 100 watercolour paintings made in Scotland in the summer of 2021. This image describes the sea changing. A blue grey sea with splashes of the waves coming in.


Date:
2023

Artist:
Michelle Avison

Medium:
Monotype

Image size:
30 x 21 cm

Paper size:
38 x 56 cm, 300gsm Somerset Satin White

Cost:
£495

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