In this hands-on workshop, you will discover the art of screen printing and learn photographic stencil processes. This is your chance to experiment with text to print your own one-color design onto fabric or paper and take home your unique design on a tea towel or poster. Find your voice
Unleash your creativity and learn how to create powerful artwork that pays homage to past protest movements. During the workshop, you will learn how to compose a phototype poster, expose a screen, and use basic printing techniques. This is a great opportunity to learn a new skill and create something truly special.
The workshop will be facilitated by Artist and designer Andrew Clapham. Andrew is an accomplished artist whose work has been exhibited across Australia, including at Melbourne Now at the National Gallery of Victoria (2023), Sydney Contemporary 11 at Carriageworks (2021), RMIT Print Exchange at RMIT School of Art Gallery (2020), and BSide at BLINDSIDE (2020). He has also created large-scale public artworks for the City of Melbourne, Merri-bek Council, and Stonnington Council and has participated in collaborative design projects with Studio Ongarato and Negative Press. Clapham holds a Master of Communication and Design and a Bachelor of Fine Art (Printmaking) from RMIT University, where he currently teaches.
What you will learn
- This course is designed to teach students the screen printing basics which include preparation of artwork, and stencils, screen coating and exposure, correct squeegee use and selection of inks for paper or fabric. You will also learn about clean up, and fixing your prints.
What you will get
- An opportunity to create your poster. All materials will be provided for you to create your own printed designs.
Parking is available on the street.
What to bring
- Please bring your lunch.
What to wear
Wear old clothing and if you have an apron or coverall. Wear fully covered shoes.
This workshop is suitable for anyone interested in screen printing. No previous experience is necessary..
Sunshine Print Space is an artist-run collective focusing on printmaking processes. We provide facilities for screenprinting on textiles and paper, lithography, and lino block printing. We offer introductory workshops in a range of traditional and experimental printmaking techniques. We offer small group sessions and can cater to private groups or individuals as needed.
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Cancellations & Refunds
You are entitled to a full refund.
You’re welcome to send someone in your place.
- A refund can be requested 2 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$40.00 applies.
- A transfer can be requested 2 days before the class starts. Free of charge.
No changes will be allowed after these times.
Terms & Conditions
- Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Sunshine Print Artspace or organised by Sunshine Pirnt Artspace must agree to these terms and conditions.
1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Sunshine Print Artspace
2.) PHOTO & VIDEO
I agree to give Sunshine Print Artspace unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Sunshine Print Artspace classes and events or on Sunshine Print Artspace premises. (For use of Sunshine Print Artspace marketing materials).