**This class is now sold out**

4 November – 9 December 2021

TUTOR Rosalind Lawless
DAY Thursdays, 6 – 8pm
DATES 4 November, 11 November, 18 November, 25 November, 2 December, 9 December 2021
PRICE £170
LOCATION Art Studios, House for an Art Lover

This course will introduce the students to the history of screen-printing through a selection of archival screen-prints. Students will be introduced through talks and demonstrations to the various techniques needed to prepare prints. The course will allow you to build upon your skills and develop your confidence through a project-based six week programme, this will cover advanced techniques including colour blending, working with direct stencil-based imaging, such as manual drawn stencil, hand painted and paper stencils. Learn more in-depth knowledge about how to use specialist screen-printing materials, and master multi-layered printing, editioning, print finishing, screen reclamation, the idea and use of multiples, and the signing and tearing down of prints.

The course is project led and aims to stretch the students’ abilities and knowledge; this is combined with project work outside of studio time and independent developmental research including sketchbook work.

The course aims to:

1.      Introduce students to the terminologies, concepts and principles of screen-printing

2.      Students will be encouraged to develop their own artwork ideas in a relaxed and supportive environment

3.      Develop skills and ideas to include investigations into materials, drawing techniques, processing and printing

4.      Situate their work in an historical, critical and technical understanding of Fine Art printmaking

5.      Enable students to begin to develop their creative and visual ideas through the language of screen-printing

6.      Develop research skills and sketchbook practice


Rosalind Lawless

Graduating with a Master of Fine Art from the Royal College of Art, Rosalind’s work is regularly shown in exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Having recently completed a Residency at the International Summer Academy Hohensalzburg Fortress Salzburg. Collections include Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling University PATHFOOT Collection, Pallant House Gallery and Museum. Rosalind has been awarded the Tim Mara Award for Screenprinting, she won the Royal Scottish Academy John Kinross Travel Award culminating in a three-month scholarship to Florence, shortlisted for the Anna-lobner travel award and Bet Low scholarship.

She has been a screenprint tutor at Glasgow Print Studio since 2005 and is a part-time lecturer in Printmaking at Clyde College, Anniesland. She has taught Printmaking at Highland Print Studio, Tramway Visual Arts Centre, Gray’s School of Art Aberdeen, Royal College of Art London, Kibble Education Centre, Glasgow Museum of Modern Art, East Kilbride Arts Centre, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and teaches regularly with North Lanarkshire Schools Creative Residencies.



Please note, in order to ensure the safety of our workshop facilitators and participants, all classes will be run in accordance with our Covid-19 guidelines, which include implementing lower participant numbers, testing and other safety measures. These guidelines are subject to change and we will be monitoring government guidance on public events and updating our policy as necessary. A full policy will be sent in advance to all booked participants, or please email arts@houseforanartlover.co.uk, if you would like to view this in advance of making your booking.


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