Beginners Weekend Screen Print Course

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About the course
The beginners weekend course offers the chance to develop a working understanding of screen printing. The course takes place over the weekend, both Saturday and Sunday,10am till 5pm.

Day one runs just as the One Day Introductory Workshop (see other listing). Students will learn the full process from artwork preparation to printing, creating a two colour screenprint. The second day allows students to consolidate their knowledge, this time working on a more complex three colour print.

You will learn how to: coat the screen with the liquid stencil; produce artwork for putting onto the screen; transfer artwork onto the screen using the exposure and washout units; Correct mixing of ink and medium, instruction into building the image through layers within the screen print process. 

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

What’s included 
The days provide participants with a solid introduction to screen printing and an opportunity to come away with two different sets of prints of their own design. The course includes cartridge paper and newsprint, and sixteen sheets of heavyweight Fabriano 285gsm paper. Additional sheets can be purchased at cost price.

Participants are recommended to sample the great range of food at St Nicks Market. Fresh coffee, tea and biscuits are included. 

What’s not included 
Sixteen sheets of heavyweight Fabiano Print paper is included in the price, additional sheets can be purchased at cost price.

Coronavirus Info for Simon Tozer Screenprint workshop participants:

To be able to run workshops in my studio as safely as possible while there is a risk of infection from Coronavirus, l have considered how best l can reduce the potential for transmission of the virus between workshop participants, other users of the building, and myself. To this end l have made changes to how the space is used during workshops, and am undertaking additional hygiene measures before and during workshops. Having said this, the workshop is not large and, although there will always only be a maximum of three participants, please note it will not always be possible to maintain a 2 metre distance between people.

Measures l am taking:

Touch points will be disinfected prior to the workshop including tools, equipment and door handles.
There will be a visitor specific toilet, which will be disinfected prior to the workshop.
Antibacterial gel will be provided, as well as soap for handwashing.
Disposable gloves will be provided.
Sharing of equipment, materials and tools will be minimized.
Extra hygiene care will be taken with the provision of refreshments.
Participants will receive instruction on Covid safe practice in the workshop.
Aprons will be washed prior to every workshop.
Visitor specific toilet

Guidelines for workshop participants:

Do not attend if you have possible symptoms, or if you have been in contact with anyone who has. We can reschedule your workshop.
Bring a face covering with you - and be aware that you may be asked to wear it.
Use the handwash provided on entering and leaving the building.
Ideally email your artwork to me in advance.
Bring a folder or a couple of pieces of card with you (at least 40 x 30cm) for you to take your prints home in.

If you have any concerns or questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Maker

Simon Tozer at Simon Tozer

Venue

6 Leonard Lane
Bristol
Gloucestershire
BS1 1EA

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Intermediate level
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

Duration

2 days (10:00am to 5:00pm)

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