Screen Printing 101

For: This class is suited to anyone interested in the process, some knowledge of glass or image making would be an advantage
Tutor: Brenda Page

Course Outline

In this workshop students will be introduced to screen printing on glass. Techniques covered will include: preparing screen using drawn images, photos and text, different paints for different applications, firing and how to use screen printing tools correctly for glass. Students have the opportunity to have an image of their choice imaged onto the screen for the class.  All materials included.

Course Cost: $280
Contact Hours: (1 x 5.5 hours)

Day
friday

Time
10am - 3.30pm

Dates
28th July

You will learn about:
Explanation on preparing a screen, hand-cutting stencils, exposing a screen, selecting suitable glass paints, mixing onglazes and basic firing schedules.

Class Materials

Please bring the following to class:
• Dust mask • Safety glasses • Suitable working clothing (including closed shoes, long pants and an apron for over shirt) • Pencil and paper • Latex gloves • Windex and paper towel • Scalpel or small Stanley knife • Permanent marker • Please note, if students want an image of their own placed onto a screen they will need to email this to Blue Dog Glass 10 days prior to class starting, the image needs to be a black and white JPEG, no larger than 2mg and 10 x 10 cm