Course Summary

This is a 2 day weekend workshop where students will learn the basics in screen printing. The course will cover how to make designs using cut outs, oil pastels, photographic stencils and block out to print onto fabric, clothing or paper
The pace is a little fast and furious but by the end of the two days students will have produced multiple screen-printed designs onto clothing/fabric or paper as either a single colour print or a multi coloured print.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 22nd June - 2 classes

Session ID HXP12001O
22 Jun - 29 Jun 10:00am - 4:30pm
Location OLO
Session Fees
$399 / $379 (conc)
Paula Mcloughlin

This course is designed to teach students the fundamentals in screen printing which are:
How to prepare a screen and print table area
How to plan a print
How to make the stencils required
What are the correct inks to use and their application
How to clean, care and work in a communal workshop
How to print
How to clean and care for a screen
How to cure fabric ink & care for your printed materials

By the end of the course, students will be able to:
– Understand the layering application and mixing of inks
– Create different stencils on a screen to produce different designs
– Make screen prints using the following stencil techniques: cut outs, oil pastels directly on the screen, block out drawing fluid and photo graphic methods
– Understand how to plan a multi coloured screen-prints
– Understand how to use different stencil techniques to achieve different designs
– Produce prints onto material /home wares/ paper of a high quality

Students will be required to bring the following materials to class:
Brown parcel tape/packing tape (4-5cm wide)
Masking tape
Craft knife or blade or Stanley knife
Ideas and designs
Drawing materials to plan out designs such as pencils, pens, paper
Students can bring their own fabric , paper etc. to print onto if they choose
There may be additional cost to depending on individual projects

Newspaper is useful throughout the course – but not essential.

The course is suitable for both absolute beginners and those with more experience

Last updated: April 19, 2019 03:46pm