Screen Printing with Drawing Fluid
1 day course
29 June or 30 September 2022
10am to 4pm
£100 including all materials
Screen printing, sometimes called serigraphy or silk screen printing, uses the method of creating an image on paper or fabric by pushing ink through a screen mesh with areas blocked off by stencils. The stencils can be made from paper, drawing fluid, screen filler or a light sensitive emulsion.
On this introductory course you will learn how to use drawing fluid to create positive stencils and/or screen filler to create negative stencils directly on the screen. This technique is a great alternative to using a light sensitive emulsion stencil and it enables you to capture a wide range of expressive autographic marks in your screen print. You will also learn how to set up the equipment, mix inks and use a squeegee to print your image onto paper.
• Explanation of the process and looking at examples.
• Introduction to the equipment and how to set it up.
• Using Drawing Fluid for a positive stencil.
• Using Screen Filler for a negative stencil.
• Planning your image.
• Creating your stencil on the screen.
• Mixing inks - opacity and transparency.
• Flooding the screen and pulling the print.
• Registration with the acetate and on the board.
• Trouble shooting!
• Cleaning the screen and setting up for the next layer.
• Suitable for Beginners and those wishing to refresh skills.
Any image preparation notes will be sent prior to the course date.
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For all courses except CPSC Certificate course
Full payment of the course fee is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until full payment has been received.
If for any reason you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date.
Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre. Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.
For CPSC Certificate course
Payment for Term 1 is required when booking a place. A reserved place is not secure until this payment has been received. Payments for Terms 2 & 3 will be due at the end of the previous term. The receipt of your Term 1 payment is acceptance of commitment to all 3 Terms of the Certificate course.
If for any reason prior to the commencement of the course you are unable to attend, we will refund monies paid minus a £15.00 admin fee, as long as you cancel your place more than 1 month before the course start date. Once you start the course on Term 1 you have committed to all 3 terms. Course transfers are at the discretion of Curwen Print Study Centre.
Curwen Print Study Centre reserves the right to cancel courses – a full refund will be made in these circumstances.