Silkscreen Printing 2024
Join Berkshire Printmakers for a fun, creative residency in the idyllic village of Little Bedwyn. Learn about the Heritage Craft of Silkscreen Printing with two experienced printmakers. Get to grips with the art technique made famous by the likes of Andy Warhol, John Piper, Eduardo Paolozzi and Roy Lichtenstein.
No experience necessary for this printmaking short course, as you will taken step by step through how to make your own multi-layered prints, how to use optical colour mixing, create positive and negative stencils, learn about making translucent inks, and get a handle on using a squeegee. At the end of the course you will be introduced to experimental screen printing techniques working with paints, charcoal and colour pencils directly on the screen to create monoprints. This course is ideal for any artists wanting to explore this versatile technique, all materials are included in the price
Berkshire Printmakers are husband and wife - Sarah is a trained art teacher with a degree in design and Venezuelan artist Cipriano has taught screen printing at degree level. He studied his Masters at Chelsea College of Art. Cipriano has his art studio in Kintbury and welcomes visitors by appointment. They have taken their workshops into Marlborough College summer school, Radley College, and worked with Salisbury Museum and The Arc, Winchester to name a few and they will soon be running workshops at Southampton Art Gallery.
Dates: 8th - 9th April
Price: £300 per session
Duration: 2 days
Maximum number per course: 10
All paper and materials will be provided
Please bring with you:
A portfolio or similar to carry artworks up to A3 size
Any images, drawings or ideas
A packed lunch
Please dress appropriately
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