By the end of the course, you will have produced a collection of hand-printed fabric and block printed samples, developed ideas through drawings and stencil cutting, as well as learn how to mix dye colours and experimented with different textile screen printing methods. You will also learn to 'burn' an image onto a screen using the light-sensitive emulsion. (although this is optional)
Materials provided: Calico, (2 meters), linen tea towel (x1) cotton tea towel (x1) stencil materials, Block printing materials, Art materials, inks, a screen and squeegee to use during the class.
What to bring: Scalpel blade (e.g Swann Morton, Excel, available from Gordon Harris), sketchbook ideas, Clean jars or containers (approx 400 gm capacity) to store your inks in, old newspaper, hairdryer if you have a spare one.
Light refreshments included.
Min / Max 4 students
Additional items are available to purchase from the Studio Shop:
Blank Linen Tea Towels, $9.00 each
Blank Cotton Tea Towels, $5.00 each
Blank Calico Bags, $5.00 each
Textile Inks: P.O.A
Silk Screens: P.O.A
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