Screen Printing on Paper (DESA9012)


This studio-based unit will introduce students to various methods and techniques in screen printing. Students will be provided with the opportunity to create an edition or experimental series of screen-prints. In conjunction with the studio work, students will develop a strong awareness and appreciation of screen-printing in both historical and contemporary contexts. Techniques covered include: photo, wax emulsion stencils, preparation of photo-positives, ink technology, registration and print set-up for multi-coloured screen-prints. Through studio practice, set exercises, illustrated talks, gallery visits and library research students will develop an understanding of their creative process and ability to interpret ideas through the medium of screen-printing.

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Workshop 3 hrs/wk


Studio Projects and associated tasks (70%); Research Process Journal (30%)

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