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Screenprinting Weekend

£125.00
Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th December
10.00am - 4.00pm.
Tutor  Nick Mobbs

 

This weekend course introduces the main principles of screenprinting. You will learn how to transfer an image to a silkscreen and print onto paper, in addition to exploring layering, colour, registration and stencils. This course is ideal for beginners or those wishing to refresh their skills.

About the Tutor

Nick Mobbs is an East Midlands based artist whose practice combines photography and printmaking. He studied Fine Art Printmaking at the Royal College of Art and now teaches Fine Art at the University of Nottingham and Printmaking at De Montfort University in Leicester.

 

Course structure

Saturday (am)

  • Welcome to LPW and introduction to the weekend
  • Demo: How to coat a screen
  • Demo: Introduction into the types of imagery that can be used in screenprinting
  • Opportunity to discuss images and ideas with tutor
  • Demo: How to put your image onto the screen

 Saturday (pm)

  • Demo: How to print
  • Printing imagery and troubleshooting

 Sunday (am + pm)

  • Demo: Using paper stencils to create block colour
  • Print and experiment for remainder of day