Paper Printing for Beginners

This is a two-colour introduction class to screen printing onto paper, posters, stickers and card. If you’re a beginner printer, need a refresher class or want to hone your craft in from basic stencil printing, this class is for you.

Across 2 days we’ll learn to prepare artwork for print, put it onto a screen and print onto a variety of paper and flat-stock surfaces*, all with the help of Bobbin and Ink’s Print Director, Laura Walsh.

*Note: If you’re looking to print t-shirts, tote bags, tea towels or other fabric stock please see our Fabric Printing for Beginners class. If you’d like guidance in creating your artwork before printing, please see our Preparing Artwork for Print class.

Next Class Dates:    Sunday April 27th, 10am to 3pm

                                     Sunday May 25th, 10am to 3pm

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Duration: 10.30am – 3pm  (5hrs with a break included)

Cost: $260 (Single Adult),  $240 (Student/Pensioner) or $230 (Best Buddies! Purchase more than one ticket for discount.)

Note, all supplies and a choice of 6 complimentary print stock pieces, eg. card, paper, or sticker vinyl are included.

Teacher: Laura Walsh

Student capacity: 4

What you’ll learn: 

  • Choosing a stock to print onto – paper vs. card or sticker vinyl.
  • Selecting and mixing ink colours.
  • Guidelines for selecting screens and squeegees.
  • Coating and exposing screens for multicolour printing.
  • Printing on paper using various commercial and DIY techniques to use at home or at Print Club @ Bobbin & Ink.
  • Multicolour print techniques and effects.

What to bring:

Send your complete two-colour design to info@bobbinandink.com one week before class starts.

On the day remember to bring clothes you won’t mind getting dirty, or an apron. We’ll be working with ink and chemicals on this day.

We’ll provide all the inks, screens and tools you need to print your choice of a complimentary card, A3 poster or set of vinyl stickers. If you’d like to take notes, bring a pen and some paper. Otherwise, relax and enjoy the class. And feel free if you’d like to bring your own papers or flat stock to experiment on.

Please wear closed in shoes and no loose jewellery should be worn.

For more info email info@bobbinandink.com.

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