Digital Print on Textiles

This course will teach you how to design and print using a large format digital printer. Photoshop and Illustrator will be used to manipulate images and the resulting designs will be printed on both digital and sublimation printers.You will be given an insight into techniques currently used in industry and you will finish with a range of design samples printed on a variety of textiles...

Taught by: Laura Baker.

Description

This course will teach you how to design and print using a large format digital printer. Photoshop and Illustrator will be used to manipulate images and the resulting designs will be printed on both digital and sublimation printers.

You will be given an insight into techniques currently used in industry and you will finish with a range of design samples printed on a variety of textiles. You will be able to print for both fashion print and interiors. The aim is to encourage students to produce work that will make an exciting and unique addition to a portfolio and will offer a new dimension to their existing textile abilities.

Topics covered include:

  • Using a digital printer as well as using heat transfer and sublimation print techniques
  • Use of appropriate textiles will be discussed
  • Whenever possible, the course will include a visit to an exhibition to look at designers' works

Entry requirements: You will need some basic knowledge of working with Photoshop and Illustrator on Mac computers.

Level: Beginners.

Students only have access to the print room and printing facilities during allocated class hours.

 

Tutor information

Laura Baker is an experienced lecturer in the Textiles programme at Central Saint Martins as well as specialist in 2D print and surface pattern for Fashion and Textiles. She has worked as a textile designer in industry and on a freelance basis for fashion and interiors companies internationally. She is also author of the publication 'Laser Cutting for Fashion and Textiles'.

Materials

 Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Sketchbook with personal visual references and inspirations, such as drawings, photographs, cut-outs from magazines etc
  • Fabric swatches that inspire you.
  • A USB memory stick for saving your work.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£760Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
09/01/2017 - 13/03/2017Mondays18:30 - 21:0010 Weeks£760Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£760Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket