Printing on Textiles

Jun 22. 2022 - Jun 25. 2022

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Arts Hall


Jun 22. 2022 -Jun 25. 2022


Prince Faisal bin Fahd Arts Hall

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Create your own fabric print

4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Language: Arabic and English 

Looking to challenge your screen-printing skills?

This four-day masterclass will teach participants how to create patterns to print on fabric by utilizing screen-printing tech¬niques. 

Topics covered include:

  • Overview of the stages of production from visual research to color treat¬ment to pattern creation

  • Designing patterns 

  • Practical exercises

Required materials: Laptop or iPad with either Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or Procreate.


Course Structure:

This workshop will take place over four days 

Day One (Theory)

  • Introduction to fine art textiles 

  • Designing for print 

  • Exploring different ways of designing repeating patterns

  • Developing patterns digitally

  • Visual re¬search 

Day Two (Design)

  • Developing repeated patterns digi¬tally 

  • Designing two color patterns

Day Three (Preparation)

  • Silkscreen prepa¬ration: coating the screen 

  • Exposing screens and washing 

  • Ink mixing 

Day Four (Printing)

  • Printing