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Experimental Screen Printing

Experimental Screen Printing

London College of Communication
Taught by
Florence Hawkins, A respected industry expert


This course will encourage creative practice, experimentation and the development of your screen printingvocabularyusing direct methods of screen image making and print application.You will learn to use the ‘screen as a sketchbook'.

You will be introduced to a different approach to the conventional screen printing process and outcomes. By the end of the course you will have developed a creative practice portfolio.

Topics Covered

  • Alternative screen printing processes
  • Experimental screen image making
  • Print application
  • Using the screen in the creative process

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

  • Develop creative practice and thought
  • Apply a different approach to Screen Process Printing
  • Demonstrate an enhanced knowledge of materials techniques

Who Should Attend
Those familiar with screen printing, looking to develop their skills and work in industry standard facilities.

Intermediate: You should have completed Introduction to Screen Printing or equivalent. If you are in any doubt regarding your abilities please contact us for clarification.

"There are not many courses in screen printing that teach you the more advanced aspects. When you know the basics it is hard to find somebody who will teach you more. Tony knew lots and sure has more to teach, I would do another course, picking his brain."

Tutor Description

Florence Hawkins completed her MA in History of Art at the University of Burgundy in Dijon before moving to London in 1996. In 2007 she graduated with a Foundation Degree in Surface design at the London College of Communication where she currently works as a Screen Print Technician. She has taught screen printing workshops on several courses throughout the UAL including LCF BA Fashion Illustration, Summer courses and Short courses.

In her practice, Florence creates designs she screen prints onto textile and paper, experimenting with natural dyes for both applications. She is the co-founder of Ceres Natural dyes and Prints and has recently collaborated to ' The Elephant's Secret Kitchen' cookbook launched last September at LCC.

This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.

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