Silk Screen Printing:
Developing a Photo Emulsion Silk Screen
(Part 1) with Alondene Phillips
Five week Creative Course
Autumn 5-week Term 1 (only):
21 September – 21 October 2020
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Who is this class suitable for?
Suitable for any level of experience.
What will be covered in the class?
Join artist associate Alondene Phillips for this five week course for beginners to gain an understanding of silk screen printing processes. Students will learn how to set up a screen ready to use for printing, mixing inks and printing on a range of different mediums. Students will develop skills using individual techniques and learn how best to successfully combine techniques. At the end of the course you will have developed a toolkit of techniques that you will be able to further investigate and successfully use within your practice.
*Reference the carry on to the class – Part 2 if students are interested in joining.
What will I need to bring?
- Sketchbook with ideas, photos, patterns or images / or images (no bigger than A4)
- Sketchbook to use in the development of your work.
- Pens and pencils
- You may also wish to bring your own fabrics (natural fibres, I.e cotton, linen, silk, wool) or paper mediums
Art Studio, The art studio is situated at the top of a flight of stairs. Tools are all light and accessible. Work benches are not currently height adjustable.
Alondene Phillips originally studied a BA (Hons) in Printed Textile Design. During her BA she had the opportunity to study ceramics and discovered a lifelong passion. She has continued to study ceramics over the past 8 years and in 2017 returned to study an MA in Fine Art with a focus on Ceramics and Surface Design. Her practice focusses on using the print making and surface design techniques to explore different techniques and push boundaries. As a tutor Alondene aims to open up possibilities for her students and enable them to develop new skills and techniques that will inform and enhance their practice.