Photo Emulsion Screen Printing (2 people)

What to Bring

  • Any ideas, pictures or drawings to use as inspiration for your prints.
  • Basic calico cotton fabric will be supplied, but feel free to bring along your own fabric, t-shirts, tea towels or tote bags. Light colours work best. Tote bags and linen tea towels are available for purchase when booking or on the day.
  • A selection of ink colours will be available which can also be mixed to create new colours. If you would like to use particular colours please feel free to bring these to the workshop.
  • Please bring your own lunch (fridge & microwave available) or you can take a short walk to the local cafe's.

What to Wear

  • Clothes you don't mind getting paint on or an apron

Appropriate For

  • Adults

Photo Emulsion Screen Printing (2 people)

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Set your date and time when booking
  • Weekdays and evenings only.

What You Will Learn

  • The basics of photo emulsion screen printing
  • How to design your own artwork and expose it onto a screen
  • How to print your design onto fabric

What You Get

  • Individual help translating drawings into a design
  • An information sheet including all the info about the techniques taught
  • Your own screen printed fabric to take home


Photo Emulsion Screen Printing

Taught by Nichola Prested

Over this full day intensive workshop, you will be taught the entire step by step process of textile screen printing and everything that it involves. You will get hands on experience with exposing the screens with your own artwork, then printing and heat setting your designs onto fabric. During this course you will learn about designing specifically for screen printing. 

No experience necessary, there will be help at every step and lots of material to be inspired by. We highly recommend taking our stencil workshop, Learn to Screen Print in a Day! before enrolling in this workshop.

What you will learn

  • The basics of emulsion screen printing
  • How to prepare and coat your screen
  • Basics of textile design and how to create a repeating design then transfer it onto film
  • How to expose your screen in the UV exposure unit
  • How to wash out your screen to reveal your design
  • How to set up your printing area and mix your inks
  • How to print your design onto fabric
  • How to reclaim the screen


The following are available for purchase in small numbers on the day or can be pre-ordered by purchasing when booking the workshop (see details on the left of your screen). Bulk orders should be made at least 1 week before the workshop to ensure supplies are available on the day. You are welcome to bring along your own fabrics, t-shirts etc.

Screens can be taken home at the end of the workshop. To do this you must pre-order when booking. If you do not want to take your screen home you will use one of our in house screens which we will then reclaim at the end of the workshop.

Tote bags are available for purchase. 

Cotton tote

$10 EACH



Important Notes

We will contact to confirm availability of schedule.


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