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Screen printing courses and workshops across the UK. Traditionally know as silk-screen printing (before polyester mesh was invented) or sometimes referred to as serigraph printing. Learn from experts in screen printmaking and enjoy a one day, weekend or long course.

Caroline Davidson is an experienced textile teacher, artist ad designer who has recently gained an MA in Textile Culture at Norwich University College of the Arts and a qualification in Digital Textile Print at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Silkscreen printing courses at Pound Farm Barn take place in her studio and workshop. 'Having taught and produced work for over twenty years, I am passionate about all aspects of textiles. Specializing in design and...
One of the biggest barriers facing students who come to the Barley Barn for printmaking classes is their lack of confidence in creating designs. ‘Developing Themes for Printing’ has been designed to help students generate and work on ideas, motifs, pattern and themes in their printmaking. This course will be repeated throughout the year and will cover a range of themes, such as seasons, texture, layers, home, holidays… This course is split across two full...
Introduction to screen printing for all. Group/Corporate workshop Short 2 hrs £45 per person - Evening 6-8pm Minimum 5 students We prepare your artwork and screens ready on your arrival, all you need to do is the fun bit! and print. Please get in touch above for details of other workshop formats, including our 2 evenings group/corporate full length workshop and daytime individual workshop. Materials: • Screen Preparation 16'x20' A3 Size Frame 1 (artwork H360mm...
Next course on 21st October 2017
Over the course of two days you will learn all about screen printing. Create colourful, finished prints you can be proud of! UPCOMING DATES: - 21st and 22nd October Taught by professional artist and tutor Liam Biswell. It costs £145 which includes all your materials, paper, tuition, tea and coffee. During this inspiring weekend course, you will learn: - How to select suitable images and reference materials. - How to use a squeegee to push...
Next course on 23rd February 2018
In this busy one day workshop at Slamseys, you will learn the techniques of stencil screen printing; working with both positive and negative stencils, focusing on both repeat and block designs. We begin with looking at screen printing repeat designs using smaller screens, with the opportunity to use our thermofax screens, and move onto larger-scale bold designs with our bigger screens. During the workshop you will learn about setting up a studio space, have the...
Next course on 4th May 2018
STARTS MONDAY 6 AUGUST 2018 Join us at Slamseys for a week of fun introductory printmaking workshops. On Monday we use our etching press to print drypoint plates, experimenting with mark-making and chine-collee. On Tuesday we move on to look at linocut; using soft-cut plates you will make a ‘suicide’ plate to explore multi-colour prints and registration, printing using our bookbinder’s relief press. On Wednesday we will be making monoprints, using a gelatine plate with...
Screen printing is a hugely enjoyable and versatile printmaking method that can be used to develop editions of fine artworks, repeat patterns on textiles, prints on flat wood/metal/acrylic etc. or to make merchandise such as posters, T-shirts or packaging. In this one-day workshop you will learn a key screen printing technique – how to create photo stencils. This hands on session will take you through the whole process, arm you with tips to get the...
These summer workshops are all held at my studio in Suffolk - we spread out into the garden and summer house so everyone has plenty of room to create. There are four for adults and two for children. I have been an Art teacher since 1996 and am a practising painter/printmaker. Please email with any queries or bookings. Examples of work created on my courses can also be seen on my Facebook page /lucyperryart. Monday...
This is an introduction to the basics of screen printing on fabric using hand cut stencils, producing printed small to medium sized textile artworks using 1-3 base colours and the colour mixes achievable through over-printing techniques. The course is led by experienced teacher and designer maker Liz Ryan and takes place in our dedicated informal and well equipped teaching studio in South West Wales. Our objectives are to demystify the screen printing process, providing the...
Next course on 31st October 2017
Whether you're a complete beginner or have experience screen printing, this hands-on workshop is a great opportunity to develop your creativity with the brilliant and endless possibilities of screen printing. With a playful and relaxed approach you'll get to grips with the principle techniques of screen printing. Through experimenting with colour, layers, scale and surface you will develop your own designs, learn about mixing your own inks, registering multiple layers, coating and exposing screens and...