Screenprinting in a day

Course Dates: 04/03/23
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
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In this fun, 1-day workshop you will be taught how to print and register a two colour screenprint using monoprint, colour blends and pre-made photographic screens. You will be taught some basic screen making process and insight into making digital artwork. This will set you up for longer and more advanced screenprinting classes.
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Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00

Course Code: VS898

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Sat, day, 04 Mar - 04 Mar '23

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

You will be guided through the complete process of achieving a 2 colour screenprint, exploring hand-drawn designs that can be processed onto a screen and printed in a variety of colours. Should you wish, you can also use pre-made photographic screens that can be included in your work.

What will we cover?

- Historical and contemporary use of the process
- Exposure times and exposure methods
- Mixing inks and learning about process colours
- Exploring printing techniques
- Using hand drawn marks in screenprinting

- An introduction into photographic practice and how to achieve photographic effects in screenprint.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Clean and degrease a screen for printing
- Coat and prepare a screen for printing
- Making hand drawn stencils that are suitable for printing
- Accurately print a two-colour image with the option to print a pre-made photographic image at the end, using mono-print and colour-blend techniques.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

All welcome, no previous skills required.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Demonstration, examples, practical work, working individually and in small groups, individual tutoring and group
discussions.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

All necessary materials will be provided for.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You may wish to follow on to one of our screen printing courses - this course serves as an excellent introduction. You can find these on the citylit website.
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Adam Hogarth Tutor Website

Adam Hogarth is an artist based in London. Adam completed a BA Hons in Fine Art at Northumbria University and an MFA in Fine Art Printmaking at The Royal College of Art, from 20016-2020 he has been the Printmaking Fellow at The Royal Academy of Arts. After graduating from his MFA Adam worked for Advanced Graphics London, a fine art print publishers, specialising in screenprint and woodblock printing. In the three years working there he produced prints for some of the leading artists and galleries in the UK. He is currently the head screenprinter at Thames-Side Print Studio. Adam's practice is multi-diciplinary, although his strengths lie in print. His work tackles notions of Auto-Destruction, an arts movement that gained notoriety in the 50's and 60's by the artist Gustav Metzger. Adam has exhibited nationally and internationally, including: Tate Britain, The Royal Academy of Arts, ICA, DAnielle Arnaud Gallery, The Finland Print Triennale and Kobe Sans University (Japan). At City Lit Adam teaches screenprinting where his classes accomodate a variety of students from beginner to advanced.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.