Screen Printing onto Fabric at New British Art

Duration: 1 day

Price: £65

Run by: Caroline Taylor
at New British Art

01267 275449

SA32 8PX

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About the Course

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 various locations - just contact us for further information. Our objectives are to demystify the screen printing process, providing the participant with a thorough understanding of the principles and techniques of screen printing on fabric and enough knowledge and confidence to continue to develop their skills independently.

Each participant will make a series of tester textile prints and a larger more complete final print that can stand as an artwork in itself or, at a later date, be incorporated into a wide variety of handmade craft projects, such as cushion covers, bags, garments etc. This makes screen printing a valuable skill for any designer maker who deals with textiles, surface pattern etc., and an exciting and immediate skill for those new to printmaking.

The course is suitable for the more experienced craftsperson / maker /artist wanting to learn a new skill or for the absolute beginner.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Everything you will need for the course is included in the price. You will receive:

- Tuition 10am – 4pm
- Access to specialist equipment
- All materials including inks and fabrics,
- Refreshments throughout the day
- A light vegetarian lunch.

Places are limited to 5, so there is plenty of time and opportunity to learn everything you need to know and ask as many questions as you wish.

Want to review this course?

I had a wonderful experience on the screen printing course with Liz. I am a textile lecturer and learnt a new way of orienting through the clear instructions given by the tutor. We spent the morning practising and understanding the skills through producing smaller pieces of work before embarking upon a final larger outcome. The tutor was very helpful, friendly and accommodating to each of our design and outcome needs. The atmosphere was very relaxed and friendly and I would recommend this course to beginners or those that have experience in other forms of printing.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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