Do you want to screen print,
but you’re not sure where to begin?
Maybe you screen printed in college. You have heard all about Thermofax printing. Or you want put your images on fabric, t-shirts, posters or mixed media prints and books.
- You don’t have a printmaking studio,
- You don’t have a thermofax machine and
- You know that you need some help to get started
You are in luck………
Pulling Screen Prints is an online printmaking class that you take in the comfort of your own home, with the instruction and support that you need to get screen printing now.
In this printmaking workshop you will:
- Explore paper stencils method, drawing fluid method and Thermofax method
- Learn to design your own screens from photos, drawings and other types of marks
- Start with a kit of thermofax screens
Pulling Screen Prints was created to give you skills to confidently screen print your favorite images.
I have taught printmaking skills to artists from US, Canada, UK and 15 other countries. It is quite exciting to be a part of this international group of printmakers.
Join the Next Session Pulling Screen Prints
A Summary of the Schedule for Pulling Screen Prints
Create or prepare screens for printing. start with simple shapes made with paper stencils. Explore the cut and torn edge. Wrapping paper and tag project.
Explore the screen filler and drawing fluid methods. Learn to repair and reuse these types of screens. Determine what type of imagery is best for this method.
Build a registration system that works for your purposes. Combine a shape and detail screen to make a 2 color project. Explore painted and drawn monotype prints.
Explore the Thermofax screen. Use PicMonkey or other photo editing system to create a threshold black and white, high contrast image. Explore other emulsion based kits. Identify Thermofax vendors in your area.
Celebrate your new skills!
This course will include 8 starter Thermofax screens. You can explore, layer and learn about the best images for each method of screen printing.
Here’s what some students are saying about printing classes with Linda Germain:
I am delighted at how well organized the class is and how much I am learning. Linda, you are a wonderful teacher. THANKS. Each lesson is well thought out, and the videos are easy to understand. I truly appreciate your interest in each student’s development. It has been absolutely perfect, and I am so grateful that you offered this class online. I hope you offer an advanced class sometime soon!Elenor Martin Austria – Make Monotypes 2014
Margery Jennings, Make Monotypes