Intro to Screen Printing
with Erin Dollar
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02 Printing Process in Action04:28
Class duration: 2h 11mSee all 13 lessons
About The Class
Unleash your creativity with Screen Printing
Erin Dollar is the talented textile designer and printmaker behind Cotton & Flax. Join her for this beginning class on the art of screen printing, and you’ll learn:
- How to create a bold design and transparency that will translate well to printing
- What materials and tools are best for beginners
- How to work with photosensitive materials and create a dark room in your space
- Best practices to prepare your screens for printing on paper
Erin has applied her art to a wide variety of patterns and mediums, blending fine art and fine craft to produce fresh and vibrant designs. Learn proper printing techniques and take advantage of her streamlined process for screen printing. Empower yourself with this new skill set and bring this versatile and dynamic craft to your creative space!
Printing Process in Action04:28
Gather Materials & Setup Worktable13:18
Create Design with a Transparency10:07
Set up your darkroom05:20
Degrease your screen07:26
Coat the Screen with Emulsion26:43
Expose the Screen09:13
Wash out the Screen06:55
Prepare for Printing13:44
Time to Screen Print15:19
Clean-Up & Screen Storage10:17
Examples of Advanced Screen Prints03:46
Erin Dollar is an artist, textile designer, and small business owner, making beautiful home goods from her Los Angeles studio. Her background as a fine art printmaker informs her work for Cotton & Flax, where Erin's hand-printed textiles set her designs apart as a blend of fine art and fine craft. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Tools and Materials List
Screen Printing Design Template
100% of students recommend this class.
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Wow, that was a great course. Erin is clear, engaging and encouraging. I would loooove to see a follow up course with her that explores some of the more advanced silk screen printing techniques that she mentions in the last segment. Great job!
Erin is such an outstanding instructor. She's just so confident with her topic and with her ability to communicate. This class helped me realize that I'm not ready yet to start screen printing, which in my opinion is just as important as recognizing when you are ready to try something.
Great beginner course. Helpful terminology. Hope Erin provides a follow up for more complex printing (textiles please). Many thanks.
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