Ceramic Screen-Printing And Ceramic Transfers

This exciting new course offers an insight into screen-printing for ceramic transfers. The course will enable you to design and produce your own screen-printed transfers, which will then be applied to a series of ceramic pieces and fired.The course will involve idea generation and design research, therefore you are encouraged to bring visuals with you, such as patterns or photographs which can be used as inspiration for designs...

Taught by: Naomi Bailey.

Description

This exciting new course offers an insight into screen-printing for ceramic transfers. The course will enable you to design and produce your own screen-printed transfers, which will then be applied to a series of ceramic pieces and fired.

The course will involve idea generation and design research, therefore you are encouraged to bring visuals with you, such as patterns or photographs which can be used as inspiration for designs.

You will be taught through practical workshops and demonstrations all the processes and techniques that are involved in ceramic transfer production.

You can expect to learn how to:

  • Modify imagery using Photoshop
  • Design and create artwork ready for print production
  • Expose artwork to create screens
  • How to mix enamels, print and cover coat ceramic transfers
  • How to apply transfers to ceramic objects


The course will appeal to beginners, students and professionals who have an interest in surface design and ceramics and want to increase their understanding of materials and processes involved.

Some white ware and tiles are provided, although students are welcome and encouraged to bring their own bone china or handmade pieces.

The pieces will be fired during and after the course. Students will need to be available after the course finishes to collect work.

Course level:
All Levels

Who is the course aimed at?
The course will appeal to beginners, students and professionals who have an interest in surface design and ceramics and want to increase their understanding of materials and processes involved.

What will you take away from the course?

  • You will produce their own ceramic transfers which they can continue to use after the course
  • Finish the course with a series of fired ceramic work

What are the key topics the course will cover?

  • How to create artwork ready for print production
  • Expose artwork to create screens
  • How to mix enamels, print and cover coat ceramic transfers
  • How to apply transfers to ceramic objects

What will you learn?
All the processes and techniques involved in ceramic transfer production

This course includes:

  • Practical workshops and demonstrations
  • Independent research
  • Project work

Please note that appropriate ventilation is in place for the oil based screen printing processes on this course.

Pre-requisites:
It is useful if students have a basic understanding of Photoshop, although this is not essential, as full support and assistance will be given.

Read more about our Ceramic Short Courses on the CSM Short Course Blog http://csmshortcourses.myblog.arts.ac.uk/

Tutor information

Naomi Bailey is a ceramic designer who explores surface design and print, she works professionally with designers and artists including Charlotte Hodes. Naomi graduated with a 1st class honours degree from BA Ceramic design at CSM and then completed the MA design: Ceramics course at CSM. Naomi also works in the ceramics department at central saint Martins as the specialist ceramic print technician.



Materials

You should bring the following materials to the first session:

  • Pens and pencils
  • Notebook or paper
  • Scalpel and/or scissors
  • Ruler
  • Bone china whiteware

Suggested reading:

  • Ceramics and Print by Paul Scott
  • Ceramic Transfer Printing by Kevin Petrie
  • The Workshop Guide to Ceramics by Anthony Quinn & Duncan Hooson

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
29/04/2017 - 27/05/2017Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket