Welcome

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

Exhibitions

Welcome

We are a group of artists, specialist teachers and printmaking experts in south London, 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: 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.

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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: 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.

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Courses

Taster workshops, short courses and weekly classes.

Courses

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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Monotype with water washable inks | 3 Saturdays | October 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 12, 19 & 26 October 2024

Tutor: Michelle Avison

Cost: £280

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Shop

Original limited edition artist prints, artist books and gifts

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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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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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Tide (Vertical) no.16

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 green sea and splashes that describe the moment the wave breaks on the shore.


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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