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Abstract Screenprint on Paper Workshop

28 Oct 2023

Regular hours

Sat, 28 Oct
11:00 – 16:00

Cost of entry

£65

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RBSA Gallery

Birmingham
England, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • The 101 bus runs from Birmingham City Centre down Newhall Street. For timetables and bus stops, please check National Express West Midlands.
  • The RBSA Gallery is in walking distance from St Paul's Metro tram stop
  • The RBSA Gallery is in walking distance from Snow Hill and Birmingham New Street train stations
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Abstract Screenprint on Paper Workshop with Karoline Rerrie

Create a series of bold abstract prints on paper using hand cut stencils, bright coloured inks and the technique of screen printing.

About

Morning activity

  • Introduction including health and safety
  • Demonstration of how to set up to screen print and how to screen print an abstract design using hand cut stencils
  • Demonstration of how to clean up equipment
  • Outline of how to create a design and hand cut a stencil
  • Participants will draw shapes and create their own A4 designs for hand cut stencils
  • They will hand cut their first stencil using a scalpel
  • Some of the group will set up to screen print and print their first layer of colour on A4 or A3 paper (others will go for lunch)
  • When finished they will clean screen printing equipment

Afternoon activity

  • The rest of the group will set up and screen print their first colour on A4 or A3 paper
  • When finished they will clean screen printing equipment
  • Participants will hand cut their second stencil using a scalpel
  • They will set up to screen print, register their second layer of colour and add it to their prints
  • Participants will screen print a series of about six prints on A4 or A3 paper
  • Once finished they will clean screen printing equipment
  • Prints will dry, participants will clean up, pack away and then take their prints home at the end of the workshop

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