Throughout this workshop, you'll be guided through the fascinating art of textile screen printing.
Sarah, your experienced host, will introduce you to the world of textile design and set the stage for an exciting day ahead. She'll share insights about her studio, creating a warm and inspiring atmosphere.
You'll dive into the hands-on part of the workshop by learning how to craft stencils on open screens, a fundamental skill in textile printing. You will learn about print binders, textured screens, inks, and colour palettes, providing you with the knowledge needed for the day ahead.
In the morning session, you'll have the opportunity to experiment with your newfound skills on newsprint, exploring and refining the patterns that you prefer. You are encouraged to try all ideas here, it's a chance to find your unique style!
Next you will have a short lunch break, you can either bring your own lunch or explore the culinary delights that Brockley has to offer. It's the perfect opportunity to recharge and socialise with fellow participants.
In the afternoon, your creativity will take centre stage as you decide on your style and embark on the exciting journey of creating your very own custom-designed T-shirt.
As the workshop concludes, you'll leave with not only a wealth of new knowledge but also a beautifully designed and hand-printed T-shirt—a tangible expression of your artistic journey and a unique addition to your wardrobe.
Lieu de l'atelier
L’atelier est facilement accessible en transport en commun.
Complimentary tea, coffee and water will be provided during the workshop to keep you refreshed and hydrated.
Bring your own lunch or explore the delightful dining options in the lively neighbourhood of Brockley during the lunch break.
Rencontrez Sarah W.
Sarah is nothing short of an expert in the world of textile design. She graduated with distinction from Chelsea College of Art with an MA in Textile Design and has a first class BA Honours in Printed Textiles and Surface Design from the University of East London.
Sarah has years of experience working as a print and dye technician before opening Beker Studio in the creative South East London community of Brockley.
Sarah's knowledge, experience and creativity are ever present in her studio and her creations.
But Sarah's artistry extends beyond her studio. She's a firm believer in ethical practices and community collaboration. Her studio isn't just a workspace; it's a haven for like-minded designers seeking a place to create.
For Sarah, the joy of sharing her craft with others is paramount. Her workshops are not just lessons; they are celebrations of creativity, filled with fun and laughter. She's passionate about making the creative journey enjoyable for everyone and encourages experimentation.
Step into Sarah's workshop, and you'll find yourself in a world of imagination. It's a large, inviting space tucked away in a quiet mews alongside other skilled artisans. Here, imagination knows no bounds, and the possibilities are limitless.
Sarah is friendly, knowledgeable and creatively ingenious. She's not just an artisan; she's an inspiration in the world of textile design.