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Paper Screen Printing - 5 Week Course

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Leeds Print Workshop

130 Vicar Lane

Leeds

LS2 7NL

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Explore the exciting process of screen printing onto paper on this 5 week introductory course.

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5 WEEK COURSE

THURSDAYS 27th FEBRUARY - 26th MARCH

10:00am - 12:30pm

You will be guided step-by-step through the process and will develop your confidence as an independent screen printer. You will learn how to register and layer your designs, and print with multiple colours. You will gain an understanding of the photo stencil emulsion technique and will learn how to coat and expose screens. Your tutor will also introduce you to relevant contextual artists and screen printing terminology.

What experience do I need?

No previous experience is necessary. The course is for beginners, or anyone looking to refresh their skills. Those with previous experience may use the course to develop their skills and become familiar with the facilities at our workshop.

What will I make?

You will produce a series of multi layer screen prints of up to A3 size. There is the option to create graphic or fine art prints as well as greetings cards. Your tutor can show you lots of examples of screen prints at your first session to help you understand the different possibilities.

Who is my tutor?

Mary Gibbons is a screen printer who studied at ArtEZ Academy of Arts in the Netherlands and later worked in London as a Graphic Designer. She currently works as a print technician at Leeds Arts University supporting students in Further and Higher Education. She is inspired by nature, mark making, pattern and texture.

Do I need to bring anything?

All materials are provided; this will include cartridge paper, a range of ink colours, photo sensitive emulsion and all the equipment needed to make screen prints. The workshop also sells a range of printmaking papers should you wish to try something different. Prices range from £1 - £2.20 per sheet. There is also the opportunity to purchase additional screen exposures should you wish to produce more than two designs. One A3 screen coating costs £2.50. It will be useful to bring a portfolio folder along to carry your prints home - we also sell small portfolio folders.

If I can't attend can I get a refund?

We will issue a refund if you cancel no less than 14 days before the start of the course, after which no refunds will be issued. Please note Eventbrite’s booking fee is non-refundable.

By making a booking you are agreeing to our full course terms and conditions which can be found on our website here.

What if the course is cancelled?

We reserve the right to cancel the course for any reason (for example, insufficient bookings). We will endeavour to give at least 7 days notice if the course is cancelled and in the event of cancellation we will, of course, issue you a full refund.

Accessibility

Our aim is to bring printmaking to as many people as possible but, due to the nature of the building, Leeds Print Workshop is not wheelchair accessible. There is a step up into the building and four steps down to the toilets, and no accessible toilet facilities. Should you have any questions, or wish to discuss accessibility before booking, please don't hesitate to email us at hello@leedsprintworkshop.org

Please note: we regret that, for safety reasons, only those over the age of 16 will be permitted to undertake the course.

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Leeds

LS2 7NL

United Kingdom

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