When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Daniela Rizzi
  • Course Code C23DSNE07A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Explore this exciting printmaking technique for transferring an image into print media for stunning and dynamic results. ‘Screen Printing’ also known as ‘Silkscreen’ and ‘Serigraphy’ is a stencil-based print technique where an image is created by pushing ink through a mesh that is attached to a screen, with a squeegee. The image outcome is controlled by applying stencilling techniques to the screen’s mesh, such as paper stencils, film stencils, hand-drawn acetate, photo stencils and drawing directly onto the screen’s mesh.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • You will gain a good overview of the screen printing technique by using paper stencils and by applying simple principles of colour and design. You will develop ideas and imagery into silkscreen prints.

Class format and activities

You will be introduced to the technique step by step, by demonstration and one-to-one feedback where each student’s personal strengths and interests are developed.

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for those new to printmaking and those who wish to re-fresh their screen printing skills; some previous art experience would ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course.

What you need to know before you enrol

The Printmaking Studio is at Morley College - Chelsea Centre, Hortensia Road SW10, just off the Kings Road and Fulham Road, in CG04 the Carlyle building on the ground floor.

What you need

You need to bring source material to work from such as drawings, sketches, photographs, etc. You also need to bring an eraser, pencils, craft/pen knife, ruler, a pair of rubber gloves and an apron. There is a studio fee payable to the tutor which covers basic materials, except printing paper which you pay extra for as you use it. Paper is available to buy in the studio. If you have further questions about the course, the tutor Daniela Rizzi can be contacted at: daniela.rizzi@morleycollege.ac.uk

What you can do next

This course gives an opportunity to assist progression to the follow on course ‘Introduction to Screen Printing on Paper – Photographic Stencils’ or other printmaking courses at our centres.