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Screenprinting With Halftones with Jule Mallett and Thomas WH Compton – Sadly this course has been cancelled
14th November 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM GMT
This is an exciting new course with OPS Textile and Screenprinting Tutor Jule Mallett and award winning illustration designer Thomas WH Compton.
The halftone process, found in printing, is a technique of breaking up an image into a series of dots to reproduce the full tonal range of a photograph or artwork. This weekend course is a basic introduction to screenprinting using imagery that is ‘halftone’ to showcase the variations you can achieve with this process.
A few days before the course runs, to maintain social distancing in the studio, those taking part will be asked to provide the artwork you wish to use. This could be a photograph of a drawing or artwork you have made or just a digital photo that you’d like to use. Tom will take this into Photoshop and break it down into various dot sizes and angles to make a halftone ‘positive’ which Jule will expose on a silkscreen. Your screen will be waiting for you on the first day of this weekend course. You will be shown how to print a ‘proof’ of your image and then the use of stencils to create layers of colour beneath your image.
Tom will provide full notes for creating a halftone ‘positive’ with the course and go through these with you to allow you to be able to prepare the artwork yourself in the future.
You can check out Tom’s illustration work here
Dates: Weekend 14/15 November
Times: 10am to 4pm
Cost: £190 / Members £180