Screen Printing

This 12 week course is suitable for those interested in the printmaking process and anyone building up a portfolio of work.

The course will introduce you to a wide range of methods and techniques involved in the screen printing process from the preparation of screens, image separations, photographic and direct mark-making techniques. Using your own imagery you will develop and produce a small edition of your own screen prints.

Course content

  • Prepare and/or select an image suitable to use as a source
  • Develop your ideas in preparation to print 
  • Learn to prepare stencils and prepare screens for printing including using photo emulsion
  • Use a range of techniques in preparation to print – including photographic and digital images on to film as well as hand drawn imagery made using traditional painterly washes
  • Work with blending and multi-colour printing, registering techniques, editioning, fine line and half tone printing.
  • You will produce small editions of your prints in addition to experiments using mono print techniques.


This course is eligible for Individual Learning Account (ILA) funding. If you are using an ILA to fund/part fund this course, please call 0141 272 3331 to enrol

Progression routes

This course would help you build up a portfolio of images which could help you towards applying for an art related course.


Start date

31 August 2017
(Thursday 18:00 - 21:00)


12 Week(s)



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