Colour Risograph Printing

The risograph printer has become increasingly popular in the last few years, and is one of the printing processes London College of Communication has to offer. Originally designed for schools and churches to produce their worksheets or newsletters, the risograph has more recently been adopted by the art & design world as an alternative to offset litho or screen printing...

Taught by: Rachel Littlewood.

Description

The risograph printer has become increasingly popular in the last few years, and is one of the printing processes London College of Communication has to offer. Originally designed for schools and churches to produce their worksheets or newsletters, the risograph has more recently been adopted by the art & design world as an alternative to offset litho or screen printing.

This course will introduce you to the risograph printer and allow you to produce 20 copies of your own two colour print. You'll learn how to operate the risograph yourself, as well as how to set up your artwork for printing.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to risograph printing
  • General printing knowledge
  • Designing for risograph printing
  • Artwork set up
  • Print using the risograph printer (2 color prints)
  • Presentation and feedback

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Use a risograph printer
  • Understand more about printing in general
  • Design artwork suitable for risograph printing
  • Set up your own artwork for printing 

Who Should Attend 
Anyone with an interest in risograph printing, screen printing, or printing processes in general.

Level

Beginner

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may be interested in applying to Adobe Illustrator: Beginners or Adobe Photoshop for Photographers: Beginners.



Tutor information

Rachel Littlewood is a graduate of the BA Design for Graphic Communication course at London College of Communication (LCC). Rachel spent two years working at a risograph printing press where she learnt about printing, print finishing, and publishing. She enjoys designing  for print and exhibitions.

Rachel has run several risograph workshops and inductions at LCC. These include the annual Similarly Different project which is a two week collaboration between graphic design students from LCC and Portland State University. 


Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
10/04/2017 - 11/04/2017Monday - Tuesday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
26/06/2017 - 27/06/2017Monday - Tuesday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
11/12/2017 - 12/12/2017Monday - Tuesday11:00 - 17:002 Days£366Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket