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Susan Yeates

www.magenta-sky.com

Online printmaking and art courses from the Amazon no.1 bestselling author of 'Learning Linocut.'

Build a Daily Sketching Habit

This online art course helps you to make sketching and drawing a regular habit. Susan will show you the techniques she uses herself to stay motivated, she will open up the pages of her own sketchbooks for exploration, and discuss some important concepts and themes essential to a regular art practice. Learn from an Amazon no.1 bestselling author, host of the 30-day sketchbook challenge and all-round creative as she delves into some exciting ways (and WHYs) to get sketching!

Sketching for Fun

This is an easy-to-study online art course that explores sketching as a way to boost creativity and have fun. This course helps you to make sketching and drawing a regular habit, fill your sketchbook pages and enjoy the process of making marks, exploring ideas and developing your personal style. The course is packed full of simple exercises, ideas and sketchbook projects. Suitable for beginners, those coming back to drawing after a break and those with artists' block!

Mindful Drawing and Doodling for Beginners

An easy to study online course, suitable for beginners that explores mindfulness through drawing and doodling. Learn alongside Susan as she shows you sketchbook techniques and fun ways to relax the mind, express creativity and reconnect to life. The course is packed full of simple ideas and fun ways of making marks on paper. No experience of drawing necessary and only a few simple materials required.

Sketching and Drawing

Get my two drawing online courses Sketching for Fun and Mindful Drawing and Doodling for Beginners in one easy bundle!

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Learning Linocut - A Beginners Guide to Linocut Printing

This online course is a complete guide to creating single-colour linocut prints. Study alongside Susan, Amazon no.1 bestselling author of 'Learning Linocut' as she demonstrates in easy-to-understand videos exactly how to prepare an image, cut the block, ink it up and finally print. Within no time at all you will know exactly how to create professional looking prints!

How to Teach Craft Workshops

If you are an artist, crafts-person or someone looking to make some additional income from your creative skills, then this course is for you. It is your step-by-step guide to designing, teaching and promoting creative workshops and start your own business doing so. Including all the templates, documents and handy checklists you will need. Learn everything you need to know to succeed from tutor Susan Yeates of Magenta Sky who has been teaching successful arts and crafts workshops for years...

Drawing and Ideas for Print

This online course helps you to start gathering ideas and carry out drawings ready for creating prints. It provides lots of possibilities for undertaking research and ways that your ideas can be recorded for use in printmaking work. Great for beginners or those that need a little inspiration for their prints! This course is a great accompaniment to any of the printmaking technique based online courses via Magenta Sky.

Learn Monoprinting: A Beginners Guide to Creating Monoprints

Monoprinting is a painterly printmaking technique that involves rolling out or drawing with ink on to a printing surface/plate and creating marks in several ways. This online course with tutor Susan Yeates shows you a number different ways to work with monoprinting to create beautiful, colourful prints. A great starting place if you have never done printmaking before!

Collograph and Found Object Printing - Simple Printmaking Techniques for Beginners

This online course shows you how to create simple collograph and found object prints from the comfort of your own home. Collograph (collage prints) are simple relief prints created from printing from a collage block. The course will explain the tools and materials you need, how to make a block, how to ink and finally how to print. There is no need for a press and you can start at any time of year.

Introduction to Woodcut: A Beginners Guide to Woodcut Printing

This online printmaking course is a complete guide to creating single-colour woodcut prints. Study alongside Susan as she demonstrates in easy-to-understand videos exactly how to prepare a design, cut into wood, ink and print the final image. The course even includes a live class recording. Within no time at all you will know exactly how to create professional looking woodcut prints!

Introduction to Wood Engraving

An online printmaking course showing you how to create detailed wood engravings. Learn from Susan as she shows you how to prepare an image, transfer it onto a wood engraving block, carve the block and finally print. Perfect for beginners or those wishing to learn from home.

Introduction to Drypoint - A Beginners Guide to Drypoint Printing

Learn how to do drypoint printing from the comfort of your own home (without a press!) Drypoint is a simple intaglio form of printing that can be printed by hand. This is a very linear printmaking method which the course explores using simple perspex sheets to draw into.

More About Susan Yeates

Susan Yeates is a printmaker, tutor and author. She has published four books including the Amazon no. 1 bestsellers Learning Linocut and A Beginner’s Guide to Linocut. Susan and her company Magenta Sky provide books, local classes and online tuition in printmaking techniques such as linocut, woodcut, monoprinting and screenprinting as well as drawing. Susan runs an annual 30-day sketchbook challenge on which begins on 1st January.