Guild activities Summer Bus Trip Tuesday 11th June to the Ulster Museum to see the Game of Thrones Tapestry and later a tour of Ferguson’s Linen Mills in Banbridge.
Intermediate Textile Printing
Duration: 5 Days
Date: 1st-5th July 2019
Tutor: Mel Bradley
This practical workshop will focus on enhancing student’s skills and design abilities with the textile silk screen printing process. The course provides students with an opportunity to develop confidence and gain valuable experience so as to enable them to work independently. This course is suitable for textile/surface designers working in all disciplines who would like to develop their design ideas through new processes while learning new skills. The course is also suitable for textile print designers wishing to refresh there knowledge in this area.
This practical studio workshop involves students expanding on ideas and research undertaken in preparation for development and printing. Students taking this course must have prepared their design ideas for discussion on Day 1. Sample design ideas could include;
Working from independent source materials (i.e. botanical, architectural, found objects.) students will develop their chosen theme into designs (i.e. .repeats, placement prints) suitable for textile printing.
Design a mini collection for the Fashion and Interior markets.
Create a One-Off piece using multi-processing techniques.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
● Design images suitable for various screen sizes.
● Learn how to design repeat patterns.
● Understand registration for multi-colour prints designs.
Students will be advised on all practical matters in relations to their project.
Students will be advised on end use and basic marketing for their design ideas.
Class size: 9