Looking for a new hobby this autumn?
If you’ve always fancied having a go at screen-printing, artist Emma O’Hara will be taking a small group through the entire process during a six-week evening workshop at Cork Printmakers in September.
The Wexford-born, Cork-based printmaker, who takes inspiration from everyday encounters with landscape, architecture and the urban environment in her own work, will lead the course every Thursday (7pm – 10pm) starting on September 24th, 2020.
View this post on Instagram
Participants will learn how to set up their workspaces, the basics of the medium, and how to handle printing equipment and tools – it’s the perfect excuse to take some time for yourself and unleash some creativity as the evenings grow darker.
“Participants prepare and edit photographic or hand-drawn imagery, then coat and expose a screen,” explain Cork Printmakers.
“Mono-printing and photo-screen stencilling techniques are covered, including four-colour separation and tru-grain. Experimentation with layering colour, blending, and overprinting methods is also covered.”
Everyone finishes the course having created a series of prints – just in time to gift them to someone special for Christmas too.
The course cost is €300 and you can book your place here.