Take on this 3-day silkscreen printing on paper course and learn the ropes of this highly skilled and therapeutic form of art!
The first two days will be structured introduction to basic screenprint processes, and the chance to experiment with different multi-coloured techniques. You will be printing and planning your design with cut-outs, monoprints, hand drawn acetates, paper stencils and photo-stencils.
You will learn how to:
- Mix inks to get the right consistency for the best results
- Coat a screen with photo emulsion
- Oil your positives and expose the image you have brought, transferring the image onto the screens
- Register your image and print using a variety of colours
After all the fun bits, you will learn how to clean and reclaim your screens using a pressure washer and the right cleaning solution, call it the ‘stripper’.
Day three will be your opportunity to use tutor guidance to work more independently on your own project, using whatever combination of techniques suits you best. Over the three days, you will learn all the technical details required to print, register accurately for editioning, process screens, mix inks and expose image using or exposure unit. Feel free to ask the expert any questions you may have during the entire course!
Please note that printing on paper and printing on fabric uses different binders and both uses different colour medium. For printing on paper, it will done using water base acrylic whereas for fabric, it will be done using ink pigment dye.
There are only 4 slots available for this experience.
- Dates: 8, 15 and 22 January 2019
- Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
- Venue: Craft at No.7, No.7, Jalan 20/1 Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
- Price: RM350 per person
Who can attend
- Guests aged 15 years and above
- Parent(s) or guardian must accompany children under 12 years old
What will be provided
- Light bites and refreshments
About the expert
Mavic is the founder and director at Craft at No.7. She started painting professionally under the guidance of a local artist at the age of 15. In 2008, she furthered her studies in the United Kingdom and started her Art & Design foundation course in Brighton. She then obtained her degree in Interior Architecture at Oxford Brookes University. Mavic picked up her skills in Silkscreen Printing at East London Printmakers when she moved to London for a year. In February 2017, Mavic embarked on dreaming up Craft at No.7 along with the studio design and plans which successfully launched one year later.
Based in Petaling Jaya, Craft at No.7 is a creative and artist-run studio in Petaling Jaya. Its aim is to provide a creative environment for everyone who seeks to learn something new. The studio provides a range of workshops that are suited for all levels of mastery and encourages people from various backgrounds to bring out their creative side.
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