Hand Painting And Printing For Textiles
This exciting course gives an insight into the skills of hand painting and screenprinting onto a variety of fabrics. You will learn how to devore, dye and print with Procion print pastes and use transfer paints and papers. You will also have the opportunity to expose a screen. The course aims to teach students of all abilities and levels of experience.
We will provide an introduction to fashion print and hand painting techniques, which will provide the confidence to experiment with a variety of fabrics and the opportunity to develop your own ideas. As these skills are learned, students will be set a project in which they will transfer their designs on to fabric.
Level: All levels
Entry requirements: None
Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older
Arantza Vilas is a textile artist and designer who graduated with an MA in textiles at CSM. Her project based studio specialises in printed and manipulated textiles for a variety of projects. She has created specialist textiles for a host of high-profile clients in the interiors, food and film industries, including HBO, the BBC, Starz and international museums and galleries.
Deborah Peasgood is an Associate Textile Print Lecturer on the BA Hons inTextile Design at CSM and Chelsea. She also works as a freelance textile designer for Interiors.Through her experience in teaching and designing she offers a very broad range ofskills to students in design development, drawing, and hands on screenprinting.
The course provides all dyes and fabrics we will need. We will also have basic materials but there are things, which are important that you will need to bring.
Please bring with for the first session:
- Over all/apron/old shirt-very important
- Gloves- very important
- Pencils, pens, scissors, threads and needles
- Sketchbook or plastic sleeves folder
- A selection of images, drawings, inspiration to start your print design project with.
We will be working with natural and synthetic fibres, basic fabrics will be provided (cotton, silk, devore mix, polyester) but you are welcome to bring fabrics you would like to experiment with (1m of fabrics you want to try should be sufficient).