When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Marian Lynch
  • Course Code W23TTSA15C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

An opportunity to develop a skills base, exploring a range of silk screen print techniques as well as cold and hot water dyeing, heat transfer, painted and resist methods. Equal emphasis is placed on a broad and open approach to design development. All processes are underpinned by an awareness of the environmental impact of working with cloth, chemicals, energy and water. New students with some relevant experience are welcome in the summer term.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Set up and work professionally in the studio observing good practice including H and S protocol
  • Extend a range of print and dye processes
  • Develop, understand and use a specialist vocabulary
  • Work to a design brief
  • Resolve and realise a design concept
  • Demonstrate a heightened sensibilty to colour


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Less experienced students will be taught the foundations of print and dye techniques, enabling them to apply colour in to and on to a variety of cloth substrates. Although the class is process based, equal emphasis is placed on design development through personal research and tutor guidance. Experienced students will pursue personal project work using appropriate techniques and materials. Refresher demonstrations are integral to the course.

    Entry requirements

    Some relevant experience is desirable when joining in the summer term. A broad and open approach to learning and design development is essential. A degree of manual dexterity, physical stamina and good command of English are also necessary.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Printers work standing up. It can be physically demanding. The class is situated in on the second floor of the Nancy Seear Building. There is partial disabled access via a lift to the first floor and stair lift to the second. Please contact ALS on: 0207 450 1972 or Art & Design Admin on: 0207 450 1934 before enrolling if you have any mobility support needs.

    What you need

    A fabric apron, sketch book, A4 folder and A4 plastic sleeves. Further requirements will be discussed as and when necessary.

    What you can do next

    Students could continue in the Textile Department at Morley through the Textile Foundation and Advanced Workshops or progress to BA or MA courses in Textile Design or Surface Pattern Design. Follow @textilesatmorley for inspiration.