Passionate about Printmaking

Helen Boden has been creating prints for nearly 30 years.

She has a Fine Art degree and a Masters in Printmaking from Chelsea school of Art.

After which she became a senior Collagraph editioner for Brenda Hartill learning the professionalside of printmaking and familiar with galleries.

In 2008 she set up Bodenpress printmaking studio in South Bucks. 

It offers print sessions - a chance to work together creating your own prints with a tutor at hand. Helen teaches courses in photopolymer and copper etching, drypoint, monoprint, screenprint, reduction linocut, collagraph together with advanced techniques in colour printing to established artists and the new printmaker. 


Courses are taught by Helen Boden MA an established printmaker who trained at Chelsea school of Art.


Bodenpress is a friendly creative environment in which to expand your print knowledge.


I am available to answer questions whether they are booking a course, print session or a print you are interested in. Contact me via the email and I will reply as quickly as I can.

Equipment includes: 2 Presses - A Hunter Penrose  bed size 52 x 95cm and a larger HPV Polymetaal bed size 60 x 120cm for etching, drypoints, collagraphs and relief work.  A metal guillotine and a vacuum/ ultra violet light box for up to 50 x 60 cm photopolymer plate work. A Canon Pixma-pro 9000 A3 printer for digital contact film and other inkjet papers. Hot plate, a dip tank for ferric chloride and aquatint box. Screen beds, silk screens and wash out. Paper dip and drain, a flat drying system and plan chests. White and soft white 300g satin Somerset paper together with specialist tissue for chine collé and relief work.

The Polymetall press with large wheel for smooth pressure.

The Polymetall press with large wheel for smooth pressure.