Textile Block Printing

Duration

10 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

Brunswick Campus

Cost

$320

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

Explore the possibilities of block printing with an industry expert in our state-of-the-art print studio. Learn to design and create stamp/block printed textiles - from carving techniques, design layouts to basic repeat systems suitable for textile products and paper.

Course content

  • Design motifs for block printing
  • Lino/rubber stamps
  • Carving tools and techniques
  • Basic repeat systems and layouts
  • Design and print own tote bag and greeting cards

Timetable

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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Prerequisites

No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included:

  • Carving tools and rubber block
  • Tote bag
  • Cardboard/paper.

All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. You are encouraged to bring other paper/fabrics and materials to experiment printing onto and suggestions for other applications and fabrics will be given on the first session.

Suited to

This course is ideal for people interested in designing, creating and printing a variety of patterns using traditional block printing techniques to create paper and textile products.

Outcome

Students will learn the techniques for lino/rubber carving and printing and basic repeat systems and layouts; and will print a finished tote bag and a series of beautiful cards/wrapping paper.

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