An Introduction To Screenprinting

Art |
16th January 2020

16 Jan – 26 Mar | 6.30-9pm | Tutor Katie Edwards | £175 (10 weeks)

If you have little or no previous screenprinting experience this new course will get you started! You will learn how to screenprint your own design and go through the whole process from the design stage to pulling the squeegee!

Important Information
Please note there are no classes on the following dates:
Spring term: 17 to 21 February 2020

What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?

A variety of screen printing techniques will be shown with examples. You will learn how to prepare your design ready to put on your screen. You will have a go at coating a screen with photo emulsion, expose the design, learn about different inks, squeegees and print a small run. The course will provide lots of room for experimenting and you will learn processes that you can use at home. Places are limited to provide individual attention to students.

By the end of the course you will be able to make a screen and print a multi-coloured edition using a variety of techniques.

What do I need to bring with me?

A photograph or drawing or design you would like to work from ( not necessary for the first session)

Wear old clothes and please bring a pen, notebook and your glasses, if you need them.

Are there any additional costs?

All equipment will be provided but there will be a small additional cost for sundry materials such as paper depending on use, which can be paid on a half-termly basis.

About the tutor 

Katie Edwards creates conceptual illustrations for a wide range of international clients from editorial to advertising, using traditional photographic and silkscreen printing techniques. Focusing on metaphors and symbolism, reflecting her enjoyment for the natural world, evoking thoughtfulness and humor. Katie has been screen printing for 14 years.

Katie Edwards


16th January 2020

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