One of these fabulous hand-pulled original screenprints could be yours.

Tempting tea-towels and badges just waiting to be claimed.

Jars in the gallery.

Just Add Colour


Help us to colour in Northern Print with your favourite hue.

Every year Northern Print gives over 7,000 people an experience of printmaking – from the region’s emerging artists to local children.

Our aim is to provide the very best facilities and printmaking materials for all making sure that the prints and experiences made at Northern Print are truly special. Our recipe for success includes a passion for printmaking, knowledgeable staff, welcoming studio, fantastic volunteers and creative programming. 

One ingredient vital to it all is good ink – whether it is a tin of the stickiest French black for etching, a tub of luscious liquid violet for screenprinting or a jar of pure powdered pigment, all are needed to create richly printed artworks. The colour is the joyous part of what we do, the part that provokes a most basic of human responses whether it is a warm golden yellow or a muted slate grey.

Paynes Grey, Naples Yellow, Vermillion,  Indigo, Ultramarine, Cadmium Orange, Burnt Umber, Raw Sienna: What’s your favourite colour?

We are asking all our supporters to help keep the colour flowing at Northern Print by ‘sponsoring a colour’. So, pick your favourite colour or your corporate colour or a colour just because you fancy it and give it for one year.

We are asking for a donation of £100 per colour per year and in return you will receive:

  • A framed hand printed jar filled with your chosen colour and your name (or chosen words or logo) on the label.
  • Replicas of all  sponsored jars will be displayed in Northern Print’s street-level windows, in the studio itself and on our website.
  • Copies of the jars will also appear in our twice-yearly classes and courses programme leaflet which has a print run of 3000 and is distributed to some of the region's most noted cultural venues.
  • Unique hand-printed items featuring your chosen colour including a screenprinted tea towel and badge all made by Northern Print for you to keep
  • The pleasure of knowing that everyone attending our classes and courses from pre-school children to older people can enjoy colour.

To donate please follow the link the the form below and / or call into Northern Print and we will help you to select your colour.

Your help is greatly appreciated.


The designs for the jars have been kindly donated by artist Imi Maufe.

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