Paper Screen Printing – 2 Day Course
13th July @ 10:30 am - 20th July @ 4:00 pm£125.00
This two day course will run on Saturdays 13th & 20th July 10:30am-4:00pm.
The course will teach you the fundamentals of screen printing onto paper, introduce you to the equipment and develop your confidence as an independent screen printer. You will learn how to register and layer your designs, and print with multiple colours. By the end of the course, you will be able to use various stencil making techniques and understand their effects. You will gain an understanding of the photo stencil emulsion technique and will learn how to coat and expose screens. Your tutor will also introduce you to relevant contextual artists and screen printing terminology.
What experience do I need?
No previous experience is necessary. The course is for beginners or anyone looking to refresh their skills. Those with previous experience may use the course to develop their skills and become familiar with the facilities at our workshop.
What will l make?
You will produce a series of handmade screen prints A3 size in one or two colours of your own design.
Who is my tutor?
Laura Alice is a printmaker and illustrator specialising in screen print and linocut on paper. Her work is heavily inspired by nature with a particular focus on birds using vibrant colours. Laura values the hand-made in her work, focusing on creating hand-drawn positives for screen print to create rich textures and contrast. Laura has been a long-standing member of Leeds Print Workshop and has 11 years of experience teaching across a variety of art and design disciplines.
Do I need to bring anything?
Basic materials including inks and cartridge paper will be provided. The workshop also sells a range of printmaking papers if you would like to try something different. Prices range from £1 to £3.20 per sheet. You are advised to bring a portfolio folder along if you have one so you can carry your prints home – these are also available to buy at the workshop.