Discover Textiles: Silkscreen Printing



Learn to stretch a screen, cut and devise a series of paper stencils to print as a background layer. Using simple registration techniques, experiment with repeat printing to build layers of shapes and colours to create exciting effects. Generate hand drawn or photographic designs and learn to expose on to a light sensitive emulsion coated screen. Explore the possibilities of overprinting to produce interesting compositions of pattern, image and colour. The course will enable the planning and formulating of prints with a good understanding of how to register and overprint in a combination of different ways.

Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Work in a friendly and supportive studio with individual and group learning. The tutor will demonstrate how to stretch a screen and explore different methods of silk screen printing including cutting paper stencils, and exposing a photo graphic or hand generated image onto a photo sensitive screen. Students will learn to overprint in a combination of colours using a simple registration technique. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular and detailed feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.


Student Enrolment Team at Morley College London
Morley College London - Waterloo Centre
61 Westminster Bridge Road
Lambeth, London
Greater London

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
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6 weeks (6:00pm to 9:00pm)


21st April 2021

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