If you want to start with the basics of screen printing, this 1 day workshop is for you. It is designed to teach you how to create a simple paper cut stencil and then transfer that to the screen for printing onto your chosen material - paper or fabric.
ESSENTIAL TECHNIQUES COVERED
You will learn:
Designing and sourcing images to print – starting with basic geometric design.
- tools, equipment and materials including screens and inks.
- types of screen exposure
- printing on different substrates including paper, wood, glass, ceramic and plastics
- setting up a print worktop for small spaces.
- printing with a stencil
- Heat-setting fabric ink.
Duration: 4.5 Hours
- Tools, equipment and materials including screens and inks
- Types of screen exposure
- Printing on different substrates including paper, wood, glass, ceramic and plastics
- Studio Fabric Ink
- Use of all required tools and equipment during class
- Your MATERIALS FEE is included in the class cost.
- Any item that you wish to print on. Screens will allow for a design roughly the size of an A4, so bring along any papers, card or fabric that you may like to print on.
- Please bring anything that you would like to experiment with such as paper, cloth tote bags, pillow cases, linen, clothing.... anything you want. * There will be a selection of items such as T-towels and Tote bags for you to purchase on the day.
- You will have time to print up to 10 items. Please make sure that your fabrics are clean and of a light colour and avoid fabric that is too high in texture. Cotton is the best.
- Please wear old clothes and bring an apron or old shirt to wear. It can get messy and the fabric ink will not wash out of your clothes.
OH&S protocols at SJS require all students to wear CLOSED IN shoes and for long hair to be tied back. We recommend wearng glasses instead of contact lenses and to wear minimal jewellery in a studio environment.
There are no prerequisites for this class.
Vendor since 2015
Sydney Jewellery School (SJS) is Australia's leading independent contemporary jewellery facility for students wishing to learn the art of jewellery making, multi-media creative arts techniques and object 'd art creation.
The school operates from our own premises and dedicated studio space in Rosebery, an inner South/East suburb of Sydney. Housed in the Heritage Listed Leda Building our air-conditioned studio is flooded with natural light and is equipped with the latest tools and equipment.
SJS also provides space for people wishing to access bench space on a casual or daily basis.
We cater for both the beginner through to the accomplished artisan with a range of classes and techniques: Beginner classes; Class modules to build your skill level; Specialist techniques; Master classes; Visiting artists program; International teachers program.
Many of our classes and the equipment needed to participate are only available within the framework of formal University/TAFE training, SJS is proud to be able to offer short courses in these techniques to all.
Our classes are surprisingly affordable and extremely competitive. Compare for yourself.
The studio has a fully equipped kitchenette and a substantial library with a large selection of books and DVDs on Jewelry and Craft.
Our Director Menaka Cooke and Studio Manager Jae Brown and the wonderful teaching faculty at the school look forward to welcoming you to the studio and to helping you turn your creative dreams into reality.