ONLINE Screenprinting - Starts Thurs 18th April 2024 at 10am
Included in this ONLINE class:
- 5 hours of live, expert tuition in a small & friendly class
- Unlimited access to watch again until 1 July 2024
- High quality, downloadable reference materials & handouts
- Opportunities to seek feedback from your tutor & connect with fellow students via our online platform
BOOKING DEADLINE: Thurs 4th April at 12pm UK TIME
Tutor: Liam Biswell
Class timings (UK time)
Regulars at Ardington will recognise the wonderful work of Liam Biswell; his printing classes have been filling classrooms onsite with us for a while! We are delighted to be bringing that experience ONLINE again in this exciting three-part exploration of the screenprinting process.
With Liam at the helm, we will be learning how to create bold, vibrant and unique prints. Throughout the three sessions you will be taught how to produce multi-layer prints, focusing on registration, placement and positioning of these various layers to achieve a balanced and effective composition.
In week one, we'll start with a slightly longer class and an introduction to the equipment/kit and the screenprint technique. Liam will share examples of his work, followed by a live demonstration. In this class we will be producing a one layer print, and you will be encouraged to produce lots more before next week.
In week two, we will be looking into registration / positioning techniques and how to layer your prints accurately and effectively. The focus will be on printing a second and third layer. Again, Liam will be encouraging everyone to keep working in between classes and to share photos of your work on the class blackboard.
Week three is all about experimentation! In this final session, we will explore various techniques to develop and enhance our prints. We'll experiment with collage, mixed media and textures. Liam will be showing further examples of his work and will demonstrate how to develop your prints further; helping you to create something unique and intriguing.
Specific skills you will learn
- The whole screenprinting process and how to use the tools/materials involved
- Layering / registration
- Creating texture through print
- Fine liner detail work
- Working with mixed media
All Ardington ONLINE classes and talks are accompanied by their own online class page. Helpful and easy to use, these private pages enable students and tutors to share resources, ideas and photos with each other – before, during, and after class.
Liam will offer personal feedback for any homework submitted via the class page within thirty days of the class ending. The link to access the page will be shared via email in the days leading up to the class.
We suggest that you do not buy any specialist materials more than one week in advance as, occasionally, a class may be cancelled due to low enrolment.