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

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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Daydreaming through decoration

“I felt like I was in multiple spaces at the same time – the studio, my source material, my paintings – and I really lost myself in the process of making. I had this epiphany that if I inhabited my paintings long enough then the experience of looking at them would contain the dysphoria I felt, because that’s how art works, it’s a sort of a mirror.”

Artist:
Eleanor Watson

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Artist talk: Eleanor Watson

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

Video

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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

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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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

9.33 are you there?

A piece questioning the seen and passing of time.


Date:
2023

Artist:
Ziqi Xu

Medium:
Etching

Image size:
10.7 x 13.5 cm

Paper size:
26 x 22 cm

Edition size:
7

Cost:
£180

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Tide (Vertical) no.14

The Tide (Vertical)  series of monotypes were made in the studio, responding to 100 watercolour paintings made in Scotland in the summer of 2021. They record changes to the sea, the tide and the weather. In their making, controlled accident and chance combine with painterly mark making to make new landscapes. This image plays with the line of the horizon, with a colour that describes the sea or the sea, with marks below. Are these waves or beach? The line between the two is blurred.


Date:
2022

Artist:
Michelle Avison

Medium:
Monotype

Image size:
30 x 21 cm

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

Edition size:
1/1

Cost:
£495

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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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