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Photo Silkscreen I
7 Weeks | $195 | In-Class

Discover the printmaking process that made Andy Warhol a superstar in the art world! In this hands-on class, you will learn how to transform your photographic images into silk screen prints. From prepress procedures including selecting appropriate images to printing 1-color and 2-color images, students will create a number of print editions on paper and textiles. Topics include screen tensioning, ink mixing, squeegee handling and stencil making.

What You Will Learn:

  • The history and fundamentals of screen printing.
  • How to use screen printing equipment and tools (mesh, inks, squeegee, and stencil materials-special effects material).
  • Explanation for creating final art for screen printing including, hand skills in drawing, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop used as tools.


Quarters Offered: Summer | In-Class
Course Fee: $195
Prerequisites: None
Materials/Software/Hardware: $50 materials fee payable to instructor at 1st class meeting includes 2 t-shirts per student.
Note: Elective course for Photography: Images and Techniques professional certificate and Art & the Creative Process professional certificate.
Contact: For more information about this course, please email the academic department at unex-digital@ucsd.edu.

Course Number: ART-40464
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Photography: Images and Techniques