Screenprinting in a day
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: VS988
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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
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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Anne-Marie studied Fine Art at Epsom School of Art & Design and Advanced Printmaking at Central Saint Martin’s School of Art & Design. She has been working with printmaking, drawing, watercolour and mixed media since 1976 and has been involved in art education since 1987 at City Lit College of Adult Education, Central Saint Martin’s School of Art & Design, Bath Spa University School of Art & Design, Norwich School of Art & Design, Havering college of Further & Higher Education, V & A Museum Education department (printmaking workshops,) Morley College of Adult Education. Anne-Marie has exhibited nationally including the Hayward Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, Battersea Arts Centre and internationally at Brooklyn Art Library USA, RAMOMA (Museum of Modern Art Nairobi Kenya,). Publications: Mandy Bonnell & Stephen Mumberson ‘Printmaking on a Budget’; Jane Stobbard ‘Drawing Matters’; Jackie Newell & Dee Whittington ‘Monoprinting’ Teaching forms an integral part of Anne-Marie’s art practice with both often acting as a stimulus for the other.
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.