Printing: Fabric screenprinting course

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Learn fabric screen-printing with our Printing courses in Sydney

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

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

Course outcomes

By the end of this course, you 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

Course content

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

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 !"

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Very informative hands on course - and lots of fun.

  • said: learning something worthwhile from a friendly teacher. Would of been happier if there were lifts for less mobile and disabled students as I have a slight back problem and stairs are a nuisance.

  • said: Ro is an excellent teacher, very knowledgeable, patient and talented.

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