If screen printing is something you have wanted to learn or have loved before, this course is perfect to throw you back into a fully equipped print making environment with the support and guidance from fully qualified print maker Dena O'Brien.
The beginners screen print course will introduce you to the true basics, tools, materials and equipment required to help get you started. Dena will support you through every step with lots of practical guidance, provide you with a range of visual outcomes and artists inspiration, to help inspire your own ideas and transform them into screen prints. You will create a range of hand printed items ranging from cards, paper prints, a cushion cover, a tea towel, a tote bag and a t-shirt. In edition to this you will learn how to mix your own unique colours, through to pulling the squeegee across a screen revealing your very own prints.
What you will do & make:
A4 Fabric Repeat Pattern onto a natural fabric panel, 50x50cm printed in 1 colour.
A4 Paper Printing creating a 2 colour separation, x 6 prints.
10x10cm Silk Screen Monotypes creating a unique set of cards x 12
A4 Emulsion Screen Printing learning how to edit a design, expose to a screen and print in 1 colour onto an option of a t-shirt, tote bag or tea towel.
Spring Course Date:
Saturday 15th April
Saturday 22nd April
Saturday 29th April
Saturday 6th May
Saturday 13th May
Saturday 20th May
Saturday 27th May
Saturday 3rd June
Kiwi Printmaking Studio/Cornwall/UK
Time: 10.00am - 12.30pm
Further details upon booking: Once you have booked your place further details will be emailed to you a week prior to the start date to help you feel ready to join us at the studio. This will include directions and what to bring for your first session.
What to bring: A4 cutting matt, scalpel with sharp blades (for cutting stencils)
A4/A5 sketch book, pencil case with pens, pencils, rubber, apron or old shirt
Spaces: The course is limited to 8 persons to ensure all participants are provided with support and plenty of spaces to create.
Parking: Free parking outside the studio