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  • Making Friends With The Adana Press

    Date: 26 June - 27 June 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Studios, UWE

    Have your own Adana, but not sure how to get the best out of it? Interested in this table-top press but never worked on one or worked out how one works? Then this is the course for you!

  • How to plan your writing

    Date: 26 June 2017
    Venue: Room 2D09, Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • A Set of two Bound Books with a Slip Case Container

    Date: 26 June - 28 June 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Studios, UWE

    A book binding masterclass led by tutor Guy Begbie on the secret Belgian binding with hardback cover boards, paper engineered page content and the drum leaf binding with hardback cover boards.

  • How to plan your writing

    Date: 28 June 2017
    Venue: Room 2D09, Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn what constitutes plagiarism and how to avoid it when writing – through good summarising, paraphrasing and referencing.

  • Postgraduate workshop: Literature Reviews

    Date: 04 July 2017
    Venue: Room 5X104, Frenchay Campus

    Workshop: This session will cover the main areas involved in the writing of a Literature Review.

  • Postgraduate workshop: Writing Up

    Date: 11 July 2017
    Venue: Room 5X104, Frenchay Campus

    Workshop: This workshop is aimed specifically at Masters level students who are currently in the process of writing up their dissertation research

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 12 July 2017
    Venue: Room 2D09, Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical. This workshop will be suitable for Levels 1 and 2 students.

  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 12 July 2017
    Venue: Room 2D09, Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to build an argument and develop an appropriate 'voice'.

    This will be useful if you are undertaking postgraduate study or if you have been told that you need to be more critical in your writing. This workshop will be suitable for Level 3 and postgraduate students.

  • Making Words: Found Poetry and Artists' Books

    Date: 12 July - 13 July 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Studios, UWE

    The Centre for Fine Print Research at UWE is delighted to announce a new class for our 2017 Summer Book Arts Institute. A two-day found poetry and book class with poet/artist Jeremy Dixon of Hazard Press.

  • Photogravure: An Early Photographic Printing Process With A Modern Twist

    Date: 17 July - 21 July 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Studios, UWE

    Photographic printing processes from the mid and late 19 century offer a wide variety of printed surface, colour and texture that differ markedly from the clean, sometimes almost sterile appearance of modern digital images. This course offers a real hands-on approach in the choice of paper, chemistry and coating, and provides every opportunity for the printmaker to produce individual and beautifully aesthetic work.

  • Wood Engraving: An Introduction

    Date: 19 July 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Studios, UWE

    An introduction to the art of wood engraving with Ben Goodman.

  • Platinum Printing Masterclass

    Date: 24 July - 28 July 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Studios, UWE

    Platinum or Palladium printing is the aristocracy of the early photographic processes. Subtle quality, total permanence and ease of working place the platinum-palladium print at the summit of alternative photographic printing. This masterclass offers demonstrations and hands-on opportunity to explore this classic printing technique. No prior experience is necessary.

  • Artistamps - three day workshop

    Date: 08 August - 10 August 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Campus, UWE

    Create an array of stamps during this workshop by learning how to carve rubber stamps from erasers and a number of DIY perforation techniques.

  • Boxes, Wraps and Portfolios Masterclass

    Date: 09 August - 11 August 2017
    Venue: Bower Ashton Studios, UWE

    This three-day masterclass led by Jeff Rathermel will provide both beginners and experienced artists with the basics to create a variety of containers for books, prints, photographs and other three-dimensional objects.

  • Fourth international workshop on Smart City Clouds: Technologies, Systems and Applications

    Date: 05 December - 08 December 2017
    Venue: Austin, Texas

    This Smart City Clouds: Technologies, Systems and Applications (SCCTSA) workshop invites original research papers providing insights into smart cities.

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