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One day Intro to Screenprinting

Where? Leicester Print Workshop
When/how often? Monday 15th September 10.00am – 5.00pm.
Or Monday 10th November 10.00am – 5.00pm.
Who's teaching the course? Nichola Hingley

This one day intensive day course will introduce you to this popular technique. You will learn how to put an image onto a screen and mix inks, before printing onto paper. This course covers photographic and painterly silkscreen techniques. After attending this course you will have a basic knowledge of silkscreen printing and the confidence to develop further.

Cost: £100 / £90 concessions

Course structure:

Morning:

  • Welcome to LPW and introduction to course
  • Demo: How to coat a screen
  • Demo: How to prepare your screens correctly, mixing inks, learning to use the squeegee, with tips provided.
  • Demo: A variety of screen printing techniques including paper stencils, colour blend, drawing and painting onto the screen.
  • Demo: How to expose a screen

Afternoon:

  • Printing
  • Clean up and close of course


About the Tutor: Nichola Hingley
Nichola completed her BA Fine Art Printmaking degree at Manchester Metropolitan University (2005) and a PGCE Postgraduate Teacher Training at Nottingham Trent University (2011). Based in Nottingham, Nichola is Leicester Print Workshops part-time Studio Manager. Nichola’s specialist areas are monoprinting and screenprinting, but she enjoys teaching the variety of techniques printmaking has to offer.