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Screen Printing Workshop

This workshop is estimated to run for approx. 4 -5 hours and covers these areas.

  • Safety - personal and environmental protection.
  • Applications of screen printing in commercial and graphic art and a bit of history.
  • Materials - Screens. Squeegee. Paint. Emulsion etc.
  • Practical experiments - Qualities of paints.
  • Paper, plastic, photo emulsion stencils.
  • Screen preparation.
  • Practical printing techniques.
  • Practical printing and experimenting.
  • Project idea: Create a poster for Tangleball.

    Limited to 8 participants, the base cost is $35. [Discounted for Tumeke or Tangleball members] payable in advance to secure your place at the workshop. [or take your chances on the day]
    Screens will be available on the day for around $20 (estimated)
    Add $5 if you want a screen already coated with photo emulsion. Some T-shirts will be available on the day for $10.00, but it is recommended you bring your own items to print as you know they will fit. Paper and other items can also be printed on to create your own artwork.

    Location Location Location. Tangleball Creative Space 27 Edinburgh St. Newton. Corner Ophir and Edinburgh St. Newton.
    Map Here

    For full details of the course check out this link:

    Sounds great! How do I take part?

    Email Rob ([masked]) with your info, and he will book you in.

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  • C.K.

    The workshop was a great success, Rob is a great tutor. We learned the skills needed to make our own stencils from paper / card and plastic sheet. we also learned how to make photo emulsion screens and experimented to learn all the tricks of how to apply the ink. People made their own designs and stencils and printed these onto paper, linen and tee shirts, with amazing results. Awesome experience, I hope we can have another one soon to expand our skills.

    January 24, 2011

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