Risograph Printing


2022 classes:
We are running one to one Risograph classes booked as part of our Open Access printmaking sessions. 

Contact us to express an interest in future scheduled group dates, or to book the three hour one to one version of this class.

Venue: INTRA
Adults and young people 14+ years

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Risograph machines are stencil based duplicators, capable of beautiful prints somewhere between the look of lithograph and screen printing. Once the stencil is made to your liking, prints can be run off with the speed of a photocopier, but with much more interesting possibilities of tone and texture.

The machine requires a different drum for each colour it can print, so each studio has its own set of available colours. At INTRA we have 10 colours: bright red, green, blue, medium blue, yellow, teal, flat gold, fluorescent orange, purple and black. We have a Riso MZ770, a machine that takes two drums at a time, allowing a good line up of the colours on A3 paper.

Sample patterns over printed in various Riso colours

Working from drawings, collage, photographs or text, you can create colourful prints with tutor Xtina Lamb’s guidance. Experiment with different artwork types to produce 10 copies of your own two-colour poster, art edition or zine.

All materials needed will be provided.

3 hour classes – one to one, £45
During open access printmaking sessions you can book a three hour one to one session on the Risograph machine. Half of the time is teaching, and for the rest you can experiment with the machine by yourself. Expert help is on hand as you need it.
Please contact us if you would like to book a session.


Please call or send us an email to arrange a date for your booking. You will be able to pay online by card (Paypal), or by phone, or in person on the day.

Selection of posters and artworks created with the Risograph machine


Please give us as much notice as possible if you are not able to come to a course that you have booked. However, if you or someone in your household has Covid-19 symptoms on the day of the course, or is recovering from recent symptoms, we ask you please not to attend. Contact us even if it is last minute and we’ll refund or book you in for another date.

Tags: Risograph, stencils, stencil duplicator, course, workshop

Risograph machine with the front door open showing two drums