An Introduction To Screenprinting

Creative Learning |
17th January 2019

Tutor Katie Edwards | Fee £180 | 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!

What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?
A variety of 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. Places are limited to provide individual attention to students.

In a change to dates previously advertised, please note that there will be no session on 24th Jan and the course will finish on Thu 4th April.

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.

Please note there is no class during the following week:
Half term week commencing 18 February

If you have a query or are unsure whether the course is right for you please get in touch with the Creative Learning Team who will be happy to contact the tutor on your behalf.


17th January 2019

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