Discover Screen Printing 1 – Mary O’Connor
September 30 - October 1| €300
Artist: Mary O’Connor
Course Date: 30th September – 1st October 2021
Medium: Screen Printing
Participants: Maximum 6
Course level: All levels
Course Cost: €300 (includes all materials)
Mary is a painter and printmaker living in Dublin.
Born in Wexford She studied visual communication and 3D design at DIT in Dublin, and painting at Chelsea College of Art, London, and in New Zealand. She also lived in Belize and Kazakhstan; during her time there She published two books of photojournalism on Central Asia. She repatriated in 2014.
We are happy to offer you an exciting weekend Silk screen printing workshop. You will produce your own silk screen prints, using your own hand cut paper stencils. Colour layering, registration and editioning of your own prints will be covered. We will also discuss how to expose your own screen using a photo emuslsion and ultra violet light technique.
€50 worth of materials are included in the fee (two sheets of Fabriano paper 70cm x 100cm 300g and unlimited artist quality acrylic paints, use of screens and squeegees and boards).
You will be asked only to bring equipment of daily use such as bucket for water, sponges etc. Suitable for beginners or anybody wishing to have a go at Silk screen printing. You will leave with a hands-on experience and a variety of work.
* The course takes place in Artform modern ligh-filled seaside studio with 24hr access for each visiting artist, and runs from 11am to 5pm on the first day and from 10am to 4pm on the second day. Cost does not include accommodation, on request Artform offers artist accommodation options. Further details on equipment and safety will be provided after signing up to the course. Artform operates comprehensive Health and Safety studio policy as well as full credit/refund policy for artists affected by Covid-19 restrictions.