Screen Printing for Interior Fabric Design

This course gives you the opportunity to experiment with various techniques to decorate fabrics for interiors using silk screen printing and hand-cut stencils. Students will develop design ideas onto natural fabrics like cottons and linens by exploring methods such as printing with pigment and binders, specialist binders such as puff, matt lacquer, metallic and pearl as well as finishing techniques like flocking and foiling...

Taught by: Kangan Arora.

Description

This course gives you the opportunity to experiment with various techniques to decorate fabrics for interiors using silk screen printing and hand-cut stencils. Students will develop design ideas onto natural fabrics like cottons and linens by exploring methods such as printing with pigment and binders, specialist binders such as puff, matt lacquer, metallic and pearl as well as finishing techniques like flocking and foiling. Basic printing materials and fabric for initial sampling will be provided.
It aims to teach students of all abilities and levels of experience and will include a practical introduction to screen preparation, successful print design work based on library visits and independent research, the execution of sample printing and presentation of these samples for your portfolio.
At the end of the course you should have a bursting sketchbook full of ideas, a variety of paperwork designs and printed samples that can further be produced as cushions, upholstery fabrics, blinds, curtains, etc


Tutor information

Kangan Arora is a contemporary textile designer and freelance photographer based in North London. She graduated from the BA (Hons) Textile Design course at Central Saint Martins in 2009 and currently combines her own practice with working on the short courses at CSM. Kangan's work draws inspiration from vibrant Indian street culture and life on the highways to create beautiful, striking, handcrafted products for the home.   www.kanganaroradesign.com

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

?- Apron
- Rubber gloves
- A3 Tracing Paper
- Cartridge paper
- Brushes
- An assortment of black pens and pencils with different thickness and textures.
- Chinagraph pencil
- Black ink
- A selection of inspiring images you would like to work on, references.

Details for booking

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