Preparing Artwork for Print

This is a suggested primer class for those doing our Fabric Printing for Beginners or Paper Printing for Beginners classes. It’s not essential to do ‘Preparing Artwork for Print’ first, but it will give you a deeper understanding of how to separate and prepare your artwork correctly to get the results out of the images you’d like to print.

In this 3 hour introduction class you’ll learn to take a graphic and adapt it so that it can be screen printed*.

If you have drawings, digital artwork or just ideas you want to begin printing we’ll show you how to get started. No matter your background, if you’re a graphic designer, a budding illustrator or an absolute beginner we’ll cater the class content to the individuals in each class.

*Please note that this is an artwork preparation class and does not include print time. If you want to print your final artwork, after completing this class we recommend that you join our Fabric Printing for Beginners or Paper Printing for Beginners classes.

Next Class Dates:    Saturday February 15th, 10am to 1pm

                                Saturday March 8th, 10am to 1pm

                                Saturday April 5th, 10am to 1pm

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Duration: 3 hours

Cost: $80 (Adult Single), $70 (Student/Pensioner), $60 (Best Buddies Multi-Ticket Booking)

Teacher: Laura Walsh

Student capacity: 8

What you’ll learn: 

  • How the surface you choose to print onto will affect your artwork.
  • Technical guidelines for beginning a piece of artwork for print.
  • An overview of manual artwork preparation techniques and tools.
  • Basics of using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop for creating film-positives to use in Screen Printing.
  • Low cost and DIY methods for creating Print Artwork.
  • Multicolour print preparation.

What to bring:

Any sketches ideas, preliminary illustrations or finished artwork, as we’ll be working on these to complete a piece of artwork by the end of the day. If you have a laptop with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator installed on it, please bring it along to work on. If you’d prefer to sketch by hand, bring some paper and a pencil.

If you’d like to take notes, bring a pen and some paper. Otherwise, relax and enjoy the class.

For more info email info@bobbinandink.com.

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