Screen Printing with Stencils
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. Explore the basics of stencil printing, experimenting with registration and overlaying colour during this one-day course.
What will you learn?
Screen printing, in its most basic form, utilises block stencils to push ink or dye through a fine woven mesh with a squeegee to achieve the desired image. Layers of colour can then be built up with multiple stencils, allowing the ink to dry on the surface (on either paper or fabric) between layers.
This traditional technique of screen printing is to create the stencil out of a non-porous material by hand (much like a papercut) and then applying the stencil to the mesh of the screen before producing multiple prints on to paper or fabric.
- 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
* Children younger than 18 may be accompanied by a parent (at no extra cost). Please note these classes are not suitable for children younger than 15 years old due to the printmaking machinery/tools involved.
Sat 18 May 2019
2 places available
Sat 21 September 2019
4 places available
Sat 9 November 2019
4 places available
11am - 3pm
4 hours including lunch break
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.
Our regular rate is applicable if you are currently in full or part time employment.
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Concessionary Rate £72
Our concessionary rate is applicable if you are aged 60 years or older, aged 13 years or younger, and/or in receipt of any state benefits. Please note: undergraduate students are not eligible for our concessionary rate.
Student Rate £68
Our student rate is applicable if you are aged 13+ years, and in full-time education or currently studying towards an undergraduate or post-graduate degree.