Printing - Fabric screenprinting course

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$349 Limited GST free / $¤,174.50 / $¤,279.20 / $¤,314.10
Printing - Fabric screenprinting course

<p>Enrol in our Fabric Printing course and learn the fine points of Fabric Printing and Design with Sydney Community College your centre for continuing education in Sydney. More affordable than

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Course description

Enrol in our Fabric Printing course and learn the fine points of Fabric Printing and Design with Sydney Community College your centre for continuing education in Sydney. More affordable than university continuing education or TAFE plus.

In this hands-on course you will explore a variety of hand printing and colour application techniques and create your own fabulous designs on fabric using hand-cut stencils. No previous design or printing experience required.

If you want to learn to hand print fabric in Sydney, then this course is for you.

Agenda

During this course the intention is that the following topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given:

  • Appreciate the many sources of designs – how to adapt them for printing;
  • Preparation and use of the screen;
  • Placement prints;
  • Multi-colour printing;
  • Pattern repeats.
Objectives

By the end of this Fabric Printing Class, the student will:

  • Be able to adapt designs to make them suitable for printing;
  • Have experienced screen-printing;
  • Have printed a multi-coloured screen print;
  • Have designed a repeat pattern.
Materials provided
  • Printing inks and most equipment supplied.

Discounts for SCC students are available with the following retailers:

  • 10% discount at Dans Art Design – enter code ‘SCC’ at the checkout.

The link to the Website is DansArtDesign

  • Tilly’s Art Supplies in Rozelle, 10% off
  • Art On King Art Supplies in Newtown, 10% off
  • Eckersley’s Art Supplies in York Street, 10% off
What to bring

Not required for first class – will be discussed then.

  • A small stencil-cutting knife eg Exacto craft knife
  • Small brushes – eg size 0, 2, 4 flat or round
  • 50mm wide masking tape
  • Something to print on eg. a white T-Shirt or light coloured cotton fabric which has been washed
  • A few jars with lids for excess ink
  • Protective clothing eg apron or smock
  • Plastic spatulas (kitchen variety)
  • A hairdryer

Extra materials may cost approximately $30.00

Other Information
  • Please wear closed-in shoes.
  • All printing materials are water based and non-toxic
  • Drawing, cutting and printing will require a level of dexterity
Feedback from past students

"The tutor (Ro Cook) was great, very entertaining and a good teacher.... Ro was extremely knowledgeable, patient, amusing and made it such a fun course! Thoroughly enjoyed the course and got so much out of it, thanks to Ro !"

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

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