Introduction Textile Screen Printing
Level 2

ITP201 Introduction Textile Screen Printing

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  • Course code

    ITP201

  • Locations and dates

    Nelson:

    7 March 2024
    07 March-11 April 2024 (20 hours): Thursdays: 6-9pm, Room G119
    2 May 2024
    02 May-06 June 2024 (20 hours): Thursdays: 6-9pm, Room G119
    22 August 2024
    22 August-26 September 2024 (20 hours): Thursdays: 6-9pm, Room G119
    17 October 2024
    17 October-21 November 2024 (20 hours): Thursdays: 6-9pm, Room G119
  • Fees

    Tuition: 300.00
  • Credits

    2

Learn screen printing basics with our beginner-friendly course. Explore textile printing methods, techniques, and designs.

ACE 314 Screen printing 6 1

If you've always wanted to discover the fun and creativity of screen printing, this introductory course is a great place to start.

Designed for absolute beginners, this short course focuses on methods, techniques, and designs specific to textile printing. 

Course aims

Participants will learn the fundamentals of screen printing through exploring a range of processes, techniques and the safe use of equipment. 

  • Understanding the technical aspects of screen printing using a process-based approach
  • Generating and preparing your own designs suitable for textile printing
  • Preparing, coating, and developing a screen using photographic emulsions
  • Producing and applying hand-cut stencils to screens
  • Developing hand-inking skills with the opportunity to advance into more challenging techniques during the course
  • Understanding colour mixing including working transparent and opaque based inks 
  • Learning production techniques through experimentation and testing
  • Printing a variety of designs on a range of fabrics and/or garments
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