Explore Screen Printing: Three Week Course

06 March 2019, 18:00 - 20:30

£65 per person

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Explore the exciting process of screen printing on this 3 week evening course. You will learn how to coat and expose screens and will create your own designs or images to screen print onto paper. The process lends itself well to bold shapes and patterns as well as hand drawn imagery. This course is a brilliant opportunity to learn and understand the nitty gritty of screen printing. You will be guided step by step through the process by our Print Technician and leave with an edition of 20 A3 screen prints.

The process of screen printing has been broken down into 3 evenings so every step can be fully practised and understood.

Evening one: Preparation

How to prepare and separate artwork into kodatraces

Exploring colour palettes and how to mix your binders.

Preparing and coating screens

Learning how to expose your screen

Evening Two: Setting up

How to correctly prepare and set up your screen onto the hinge clamp boards and the vacuum printing bed

Using Trugrain, registration and setting up your workspace appropriately

Test printing and print first colour run

Evening Three: Printing

Complete full set up and refine all steps of the process

Print second and third colour run

You will finish the course equipped with the skills and understanding to confidently screen print professional paper goods.

Additional Dates

  • 06 March 2019, 18:00 - 20:30
  • 13 March 2019, 18:00 - 20:30
  • 20 March 2019, 18:00 - 20:30
  • Who is the workshop for?

    This course is suitable for adults who are complete beginners or those who wish to refresh their previous skills. Those with an understanding of the process can use the course to develop their skills and gain tutor advice and guidance.

  • Do I need to bring anything?

    Basic materials needed will be provided on the course. This will include a range of ink colours, cartridge paper and screen printing equipment. If you have an image, drawing or book which you’d like to take inspiration from feel free to bring it along, although examples of different screen prints will be provided to inspire you.

Workshop and course bookings may be cancelled up to 10 working days before the scheduled start date. Our commercial workshops support the work we do as a charity, and because materials and equipment are ordered in advance, we regret that refunds cannot be offered less than ten working days before the workshop date. In the event that The Art House needs to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full. Bookings cannot be transferred between courses however bookings can be transferred to another person in the event that you are unable to attend on the day.

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