About the course

Printmaker Molly Mahon is fast becoming the ‘go to’ designer for beautifully printed fabrics. In this vibrant course, Molly explores the fundamentals of block printing, revealing her sources of inspiration and creative process so you can be empowered to start your own block printing projects at home. Watch over 5 hours of video lessons where Molly teaches you step-by-step how to create designs that can be applied to a range of homeware including cushions, wallpaper, lampshades, napkins and tablecloths. Discover how nature and India have influenced her work and walkthrough Molly’s cottage to learn how she applies colour, print and pattern in her own space.

Online video lessons

You’ll watch 19 video lessons with Molly, broken down into 8 to 15-minute episodes, as she walks through a number of print projects, step-by-step.

Downloadable guide

Molly’s favourite techniques and materials are listed in a series of downloadable workbooks, so what you’ve learnt on the course stays with you.

Learn at any pace

With no fixed start date or time, you’re able to watch Molly’s course at your own pace – on any device you own.

“An absolutely wonderful course, beautifully presented, full of practical information and extremely inspiring. I only wish it kept going!”

 

 

About Molly Mahon

Molly Mahon is an expert at creating pared-back designs with bold and zesty colours. Inspired by nature and the rich colours of India, her signature block prints focus on colour, texture and pattern, bringing joy into the home and an ancient craft into the modern-day.

Lesson Plan
01
Meet Molly Mahon

Molly welcomes you to the course, outlining her own journey into block printing and emphasises how this ancient art can be revitalising and transformative, helping you release your own inner creativity.

02
Block Printing Tool Kit

Molly runs through the essential tools you’ll need to get started with block printing.

03
Why Block Printing?

What is it about block printing that Molly finds so calming and gratifying?  Why is it important to keep this ancient practice alive? Molly empowers you to start your block printing journey.

04
Finding Your Colour Palette

In this lesson, Molly shares a clever trick to help you to find your own colour palette that you can use in your designs to give them your own personal touch.

05
The Design Process

Molly guides you through her design process, highlighting key skills and techniques that can be applied to any print, including different ways to create repeat patterns.

06
Printing on Different Mediums

Molly explains how your approach to printing is often shaped by the medium, from printing on paper to printing on fabric. Molly teaches you how to make beautiful prints on any surface in this lesson.

07
Printing With a Potato

Block printing doesn’t need to be complex. Molly demonstrates how to print simple yet gorgeous patterns with an everyday baking potato!

08
Finding Inspiration

Molly outlines her three key areas of inspiration, encouraging you to go out into the world and find what makes your heart sing, getting you to think about what motivates you to create art that you love.

09
Molly's Inspiration - Charleston Farmhouse

Molly shows you round the wonderful Charleston Farmhouse, once home of Vanessa Bell and the Bloomsbury group, showing how her own designs have been influenced by the work and decoration shown here.

FAQs
01
When does the course start and finish?

The course is available now. It is a self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

02
How long do I have access for?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

03
How do I watch the course?

You can watch the course on any device you own including your mobile, tablet, desktop or smart TV.

04
Can I take the course if I don’t live in the UK?

Yes – our courses are available internationally. 

05
What if I am unhappy with the course?

If you are unsatisfied with the course for any reason, contact us in the first 14 days on the email below or via the contact form and we will give you a full refund.

06
Can I order Molly's course as a gift for someone?

Yes! To buy Molly Mahon’s course as a gift heading to our gifting page.