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The Complete Screenprinter


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd February 2020
10.00am - 4.00pm.
Tutor  Nichola Hingley 

Extra date added due to popular demand!

Over the weekend you will learn an array of different screenprinting techniques, from free hand monoscreen, drawn monoscreen and stencils to free hand digital drawings and digital photographic images. These techniques can be worked together or used separately to create unique one off prints or a small edition. 

Course Structure

Day One

  • Introduction and examples
  • Demonstration of preparing a screen
  • Preparing images
  • Coating screen with emulsion
  • Transferring image to screen
  • Preparing set up and registration to print
  • Colour ink mixing
  • Preparing backgrounds
  • Printing

Day Two

  • Transferring image to screen
  • Cut stencils
  • Mono screen printing
  • Printing
  • Combining methods
  • Cleaning up and evaluation

    About the Tutor

    Nichola Hingley completed her BA (HONS) Fine Art Printmaking degree at Manchester Metropolitan University (2005) and a PGCE Postgraduate Teacher Training at Nottingham Trent University (2011). Based in Nottingham, Nichola is Leicester Print Workshop's part-time Studio Manager. Nichola's specialist areas are monoprinting and screenprinting, but she enjoys teaching the variety of techniques printmaking has to offer.

    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.


      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.