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Rainbow Stencil Screenprinting


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 9th July
10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor  Karoline Rerrie

Learn to create rainbow coloured screenprints on paper using hand cut stencils and just three colours; magenta, cyan and yellow.

This is a fun way to learn to work with the layers of colour which are used to make screenprints. Draw simple motifs or shapes to create your own design. Hand cut stencils and then screenprint two or more layers which overlap to make multi coloured prints on paper.

Course Structure

  • Introduction with examples showing each stage of the process including; different designs for stencils, hand cut stencils and finished screenprints.
  • Demonstration of how to hand cut stencils.

  • Demonstration of how to set up to screenprint.

  • Demonstration of how to screenprint a rainbow using overlapping layers of magenta, cyan and yellow ink.
  • You will create your own A4 sized designs with overlapping layers
  • Lunch break
  • You will hand cut the stencils and print your second and third colours
  • Clean up and clear away
  • Collect dry prints and take home!

    About the Tutor

    Karoline Rerrie is an illustrator and printmaker based in Birmingham. She has specialised in screen printing for ten years and exhibits her work in galleries and at print fairs around the UK. As well as using photo stencils, Karoline also works with hand cut paper stencils to create colourful limited edition prints. Alongside making her own prints she enjoys teaching screen printing and regularly runs workshops for children, young people and adults.

    Leicester Print Workshop 

    Leicester Print Workshop is the regional development centre for printmaking. Established by artists in 1986, we are a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England. Our RIBA award-winning building is situated in Leicester City Centre's Cultural Quarter and is home to a large, well equipped open access Printmaking Studio.

    We have over 30 years’ experience of teaching people printmaking. Our programme offers the largest number and broadest range of printmaking courses in the region, with courses suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers, delivered by practicing artists and nationally renowned tutors. Participants learn in small and friendly groups in our purpose-designed studio.


    Early Bird: This course is eligible for a 5% early bird discount when booked online by 22nd November 2021. Don't delay, book today!

    Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

    Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

    In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

    Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 


    Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.