Workshops

All workshops & courses take place the Salford Makers studio at Islington Mill, Salford.

Sally also delivers private workshops, please get in touch if you would like more information.

 


FABRIC SCREEN PRINTING / WEEKEND COURSE

NEW DATES COMING SOON  / 10am – 5pm

£170.00

 

During this course you will learn a variety of  techniques including photo, stencil, mono and illustrative screen printing to create large panels of handprinted fabric.

You will be guided through experimental and expressive design approaches and have the opportunity to create completely original prints which explore colour, pattern and texture.

On completion of the course, you will leave with a selection of fabric panels in a variety of sizes all of which will be wash fast and ready to be use as you wish.

Your fabric will also be suitable to use in conjunction with some of our other workshops and courses such as the simple jacket, smock dress and beginning to sew.

The course is suitable for adults aged 16 + and any ability

 


PHOTO SCREEN PRINTING / EVENING COURSE / 4 SESSIONS

NEW DATES COMING SOON / 6pm – 9pm

£170.00

 

This 4 session course introduces and explores photo screen printing.

You will have the opportunity to translate digital designs, collages, illustrations and photographs into screen prints .

You will learn how to print two colour designs onto card stock and single colour designs onto textiles and card stock.

In addition to the screen printing itself, you will also learn other important steps required in order to make successful prints including coating and reclaiming screens, exposing and preparing screens and mixing inks.

The course is a good introduction to photo screen printing and allows you to get to grips with a basic understanding of the process.

The course is suitable for ages 16 +  including complete beginners through to more experienced artists and designers wishing to broaden their practice.


SCREEN PRINTED WOODEN JEWELLERY / FULL DAY WORKSHOP

with Julia Roy-Williams (WONDERHAUS)

NEW DATES COMING SOON  / 11am – 5pm

£80.00

 

In this workshop, you will screen print your own piece of laser cut ply wood exploring a range of colours textures and patterns.

You will also have the opportunity to screen print a mini tote bag in which to carry your completed collection.

In addition to a range of basic fastenings and joining techniques, you will learn two basic macramé knots – the vertical larks head and the half square knot with which you will be able to incorporate macramé detailing to your collection.

There will be a selection of brightly coloured paracord ropes to choose from and all necklaces will be finished with a laser cut WONDERHAUS fastener.

This course is suitable for ages 16+ and any ability


PRINT YOUR OWN TSHIRT / HALF DAY WORKSHOP

Saturday 1st June 2019 / 11am – 2pm

£40.00 – Full details and booking here

 

Using silk screens, water based inks and hand cut stencils, you will have the opportunity to screen print your own designs to create a one of a kind, bespoke tshirt.

You will also have the option of printing onto a tote bag instead if a tshirt isn’t your thing.

We provide everything you need including demonstrating how to make your own designs

If you are looking to get to grips with the lo fi method of screen printing, then this workshop is for you.

This course is suitable for ages 16+ and any ability

 


MARBLE PRINTING / EVENING WORKSHOP

Tuesday 11th June / 7pm – 9.30pm

£35.00 – Full details and booking here

 

Using a range of colours including metallics and fluorescent inks, you will explore traditional marble printing as a process to create

surface pattern designs onto a range of fine art papers, cards and fabric

You will create original one of a kind prints that you can use for collage, stationary, decoupage or just to keep as stand alone, one of a kind prints.

All materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own paper and card if you have something specific you would like to try out.

This workshop is suitable for ages 16+ and any ability

 


INTRODUCTION TO GEL PLATE PRINTING / HALF DAY WORKSHOP

NEW DATES COMING SOON  / 11am – 2pm

£40.00 – Full details and booking here

 

Explore the basic techniques of gel plate printing to create prints onto fabric, paper and card stock.

We will begin the session by foraging for objects in nature to create delicate relief prints, which reflect the fragility of plants and flowers.

You will also have the opportunity to use a range of objects to create textures and patterned surface print.

All materials are provided but you are welcome to bring your own items to print with – please ensure they are lightweight objects ie flowers, feathers, lace etc.

Please get in touch if you have any questions about suitable items to bring.


Bookings are non transferrable.  If you are unable to attend a course or workshop, please inform us as soon as possible.

We cannot refund any cancellation made less than 14 days prior to the start date.

Unfortunately, we may have to cancel courses or workshops. In such cases we will endeavour to contact you a minimum of seven days

before your start date, place you on another workshop if convenient, or offer you a full refund.