Print and Dye for Textiles
Taught in some of the best-maintained facilities in London, this hands-on course will introduce you to the equipment and techniques used for printed textiles. Through a series of workshops and demonstrations, you will explore a wide variety of print and dye processes used in the industry...
Taught by: Lisa Peru.
Taught in some of the best-maintained facilities in London, this hands-on course will introduce you to the equipment and techniques used for printed textiles. Through a series of workshops and demonstrations, you will explore a wide variety of print and dye processes used in the industry.
This course provides an inspirational and insightful introduction to print and dye processes widely used in the textile industry, either for fashion or interiors.
This is initially an explorative experimental sampling course, but you will further develop your understanding of the processes by printing your own self-directed design. Tutors will be able to give tailored advice based on your own particular creative goals.
- Fabric identification
- Generating images for screen
- Screen preparation
- Transfer printing
- Various dyeing principles
- Reactive dyes
- Flock and foil techniques
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate technical skills in the preparation of artwork and textile dye systems
- Make informed choices of materials and techniques appropriate to design outcomes
- Demonstrate an awareness of print quality and the ability to analyse print faults
- Use printing materials and equipment safely and effectively
Who Should Attend
Those interested in surface design or applied arts, print for textiles, and fashion.
Lisa Peru has worked for the University of the Arts London, since 1996 in a variety of roles.She is a designer and lecturer in Surface Design who has taught on the BA(Hons) and FdA degree programs. Lisa also facilitates the On-course support program across the FdA in Surface Design. She has worked on various collaborative projects and short courses supported by Widening Participation. Lisa also works with the Disability team, providing extra tuition and support for students.