Experiment with Heat Press Printing

Wednesday 8 August / 10:30am–4:30pm


Metallic Foiling and Fusing Materials

In this one-day workshop students will experiment using a heat press by foiling and fusing materials. Towards the end of the workshop printers will also have the opportunity to transform an old item of clothing using the textile foiling technique. Tutor Nicole Line will guide participants through the equipment and provide demonstrations in how to foil and combine materials.

The morning will be spent doing a range of experimental drawing and mark making techniques. You will then begin to draw and design your ideas taking inspiration from the current exhibition or your own projects. In the afternoon participants will experiment with printing textile metallic foils onto fabric samples.

If you have time and the materials to do so, have a go at making your own stencils at home so that you can spend more time foiling your designs. We recommend you use thin acetate sheets to make the stencils, keep it simple and keep it A4 size. Avoid making your stencils from paper.

Beginners welcome and for those who are curious about textiles processes and mark making. A5 size materials will be provided for you to sample onto. Please bring along your own final pieces to transform.

Nicole Line is a sessional tutor at University for the creative Arts working with the Fashion & Textile Foundation students in Epsom, BA Textile students in Farnham & Graphic Communication Students. She has recently completed a Masters in Creative Education.

Nicole works in other areas of textiles, collaborating with corporate companies and designers. ‘Tactility is very important to me as a designer and textile tutor. I see the students I teach as an extension of my practice and it’s exciting to see how they use materials within their own work. nicolelineworkshops.com

Price: £90 includes some materials and exhibition entry.

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Numbers are limited for these workshops, please book early to avoid disappointment. If you have any questions about this workshop please complete our enquiry form.

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