Screen 'Zines (13-17yrs)
|Location||Leicester Print Workshop|
|Date & Time||Thursday 19th October 2023
10.00am - 4.00pm
Join our resident screenprinting expert Katy through a whirlwind trip of discovery - using your photos and images to produce screenprinted 'zine of your life, loves and laughs. A riotous day for teens to discover screen, colour, and simple book making to create the best book in their library!
- Introduction and welcome
- Looking at materials to produce collages and photocopies
- Freehand session using a variety of tools to make interesting hand drawn marks, pictures or text
- Select images to use to create your 'zines
- Expose all images onto a screen
12 - 12.30 LUNCH
- Printing demo by Katy
- Select ink colours
- Print onto paper - experiment with colour / gradient / position on paper / overlay / stencils
- Collate your printed sheets together with plain sheets and other collage materials into an edition of 3 'zines
Your 'zines can be hand finished at your leisure - sewing, collage, drawing and painting are all options to further decorate your work.
You will need to bring in photos or personal objects to use for making images or you will be free to use materials provided by us to create something unique and personal to you.
About the Tutor
Leicester based artist Katy Goodrich has been a part of Leicester Print Workshop for the last 10 years. Starting as a volunteer she then undertook a 5 year apprenticeship at LPW learning all aspects of print and in 2020 Katy became a technician here in the studio.
Specialising in screenprinting, Katy uses underwater photographs to create her work mainly using the CMYK colour separation technique.
Leicester Print Workshop
Leicester Print Workshop is the regional development centre for printmaking. Established by artists in 1986, we are a registered charity, supported by Arts Council England. Our RIBA award-winning building is situated in Leicester City Centre's Cultural Quarter and is home to a large, well equipped open access Printmaking Studio.
We have over 30 years’ experience of teaching people printmaking. Our programme offers the largest number and broadest range of printmaking courses in the region, with courses suitable for beginners as well as experienced printmakers, delivered by practicing artists and nationally renowned tutors. Participants learn in small and friendly groups in our purpose-designed studio.
Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.
Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.
In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.
Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking.