Screen Printing on Paper (AWSS2026)


This elective covers a variety of traditional and experimental techniques that will enable students to design and print a series of works within both the fine and graphic art contexts. This elective will provide students with the knowledge and skills to design for and print on paper; awareness and appreciation of screen printing in historical and contemporary art contexts; a range of techniques and creative exercises that can be developed into an edition or a series of experimental printed works. Techniques covered include: photo, wax emulsion and paper stencils, ink technology, registration and print set-up for multi-coloured prints.

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Workshop 3 hrs/wk


Research Journal (30%); portfolio of Studio Works (70%)

Practical work

Studio practice

Faculty/department permission required?


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