Screen Printing for Young Printmakers

Short Course


Experiment with screen printing in this course designed for young printmakers between 13-21 years old *.

What will you learn?

Create your own prints from your original designs in a supportive environment. Learn about and experiment with mixing your own colours. Print onto different paper types and produce a number of prints towards your portfolio.

A screen print (also referred to as a serigraph or silk screen) is a planographic method of printmaking using stencil techniques and is utilised for both fine art reproduction on to paper and surface textile printing.

This course offers a multitude of different inspiring and encouraging outcomes that span the classic world of fine art printmaking to commercial product design.


Information for Parents / Guardians:

Students applying for this course do not need any previous experience of printmaking and are not required to be currently studying towards an education in the Arts.

All students are welcome to attend the course alone, or bring along a parent (at no additional charge).

Green Door are offering these courses to any young person who is interested in printmaking, but may not have any access to the facilities required in order to produce their own prints.

* Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by a parent. Please note these classes are not suitable for children younger than 12 years old due to the printmaking machinery/tools involved.


Topics covered:

  • A brief history of screen printing and its terminology
  • Paper types, tools and materials in screen printing
  • How to produce your own prints using the methods covered
  • How to sign and edition your prints


Available Date(s)

Sat 18 August 2018 (3 places available)


11am - 3pm
4 hours including lunch break

Course Tutor

Pandora Johnson

Suitable for Beginners


All materials and notes are included in the price of this workshop. No previous experience of printmaking is required.

For details about what to prepare before for your course begins, please read through our How to Prepare page.


Students (£55)

This course is suitable for students between the ages of 13-21 years old only.

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