Two session course
This screen printing course will explore the different techniques for developing screen print initially using paper and hand painted stencils before moving onto photographic stencils and combinations of the two.
Participants will aim to create and leave with 2 colour screen prints, combining both photographic and hand drawn/cut elements. Participants will be working in small groups on the first day of the course, day two you are given the opportunity to print your own image using a combination of any of the techniques that suits you best.
Suitable for beginners or as a refresher.
There are 8 spaces available on our Introductory to Screen Printing courses.
(Please note we use water-based inks on paper, not suitable for screen printing onto textiles).
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About your host, London Print Studio
londonprintstudio is an artist-run, not-for-profit artists studio, workspace, publisher and gallery based in West London. With traditional printmaking equipment as well as a digital studio, there is a gallery, a wide range of courses, access to specialist technicians and large format printing. londonprintstudio works with artists, community organisations, galleries, educational institutions and the public. Creative collaboration is at the heart of the studio's practice.
Founded in 1974 by John Phillips and Pippa Smith, under the name Paddington Printshop, londonprintstudio works with established and emerging artists while developing varied community based art projects. Over the years clients have ranged from the Sex pistols to Lucian Freud: social campaigns have included stop and search, tenants rights and property speculation. Recent projects include the international exchange of artists portfolios between London and Tehran, celebrating the artistic spirit in both capitals and the development of creative work based training and experience for young graphic novelists and illustrators. Alongside the gallery dedicated to contemporary printmaking, the studio offers a wide range of courses, and access to printmaking facilities for artists and the public.
We welcome people from different backgrounds to join us; as well as open access facilities, there a lots of events and courses; there's a postgraduate printmaking programme; and there's a residency programme for artists.
Please bring:* Found images – this can be anything from magazine cuttings, newspaper images, illustrations, hand drawn images, photographs and even found objects such as fabrics/lace or textured materials (this will need to be an object with a flat surface).* Please note, images should be high contrast, as they will be converted into black and white. * You can bring your own image as an original print out or as a digital image (300dpi) on a memory stick.Please wear suitable clothing, as you will be working with ink and other screen print materials. * Aprons and all materials are provided. Wear sturdy and appropriate shoes: e.g., trainers, closed leather shoes or work boots - **not** open-toed sandals, flip-flops!
16 years and up. For beginners or as a refresher course.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.