Stone Lithography Courses                                     Oaks Editions Lithography

This year we are excited to offer a one-day Masterclass with our guest tutor Thomas Cert. This is aimed at those with previous experience of lithography who would benefit from the detailed knowledge and expertise of a Tamarind Master Printer.  It will take the form of a hands-on demonstration in response to participants’ questions.  Six places available.

The regular four-day stone lithography courses at Oaks Editions taught by Simon Burder are suitable for artists with or without previous experience of printmaking.  The number of places on these courses is kept to a maximum of four.  Each participant is encouraged to explore the medium in the way which is most appropriate to his or her own interests and experience.  This can range from an introduction to the main technical processes, including preparation of stones, principal drawing and painting techniques and materials and printing skills, to more specialised subjects such as colour and transfer lithography.  Participants can expect to leave with a small edition of prints.  Other course formats, group sizes and dates are negotiable.



1. Masterclass with Thomas Cert TMP: Saturday 24th February

2. Saturday 14th—Sunday 15th & Saturday 21st—Sunday 22nd April

3. Monday 16th—Thursday 19th July

4. Saturday 6th—Sunday 7th & Saturday 13th—Sunday 14th October

If you are interested but cannot make the published dates, please contact us anyway as we will try to organise a supplementary course if there are enough participants.



10 am - 5 pm daily.



£60 one-day masterclass, simple lunch included.

£220 four-day course. 

Please email to check availability of places and methods of payment.

The fee includes all essential materials.  Fine printing papers can be purchased at the studio.  A full refund will be given if the course is cancelled.  One-to-one and group rates are available.



Oaks Editions Lithography Studio is a professional artist-printmaker’s workshop, fully equipped with two direct presses for stone lithography. It is in part of a converted stable building on the former estate of the Earl of Derby, now an attractive public park in the London Borough of Sutton.



By road, Oaks Park is off the A2022 (Croydon Lane) between Purley and Banstead.  By train from Victoria to Carshalton or Carshalton Beeches from where you can be met by car (5 minute drive).  See Oaks Park Studios for full postal address.  Link to Map


You can see photos from previous courses on Facebook and a set of photos on Flickr.


Simon Burder studied stone lithography at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, and has since taught the subject for many years at art schools, adult education colleges and independent community print workshops.

Thomas Cert trained at the Tamarind Institute, USA, where he was awarded his Tamarind Master Printer certificate. He teaches lithography at Middlesex University and the Curwen Print Study Centre.