3 day silkscreen printing on fabric course (10 January)

Overview

Take on this 3-day silkscreen printing on fabric course and learn the ropes of this highly skilled and therapeutic form of art!

The first day will be structured introduction to basic screenprint processes where you will familiarise yourself with all the tools and machinery needed for silkscreen printing. You will be printing and planning your design using cut-out techniques and learn how to mix inks to get the right consistency for the best result. All students will be provided a meter long cotton fabric.

On the second day, you will learn how to:

  • 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’.

On the last day, you will be creating your own project using registration. This is your chance to work independently under the expert’s guidance.

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.

Key details

  • Dates: 10, 17 and 24 January 2019
  • Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm
  • Venue: Craft at No.7, No.7, Jalan 20/1 Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Price: RM300 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

  • Materials
  • Tools
  • Light bites and refreshments
  • Lunch

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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