2 Week Online Beginners Photoshop for Screenprinting


An introduction to using Photoshop to create stencils for screenprinting

Led by artist Jonathan Rolfe

3 x 3 hour online sessions (Zoom)
Mondays 9 May – 16 May  2022

1.00pm – 4.00pm

6 spaces

Jonathan Rolfe will help you get to grips with using Photoshop to create stencils for screenprinting. Photoshop is very powerful, with an enormous and potentially daunting array of tools and features. This online course will guide you straight to what you need to know to start making stencils for your screenprints, with step-by-step instructions on how to achieve the results you want.

  • The Photoshop toolbox – using the key tools
  • What is a halftone?
  • Dots per inch? Lines per inch? What’s the difference and does it matter?
  • The importance of understanding Moiré patterns
  • A guide to image resolution
  • Colour separations and registration
  • Duotones and tritones
  • Overview of 4-colour separations in Photoshop
  • Output options

Jonathan is an artist printmaker who also has experience of reprographics in the commercial print world and has been using Photoshop since version 1 appeared in the 1990s. He will assist you in learning the techniques you need to create stencils using Photoshop. There will also be an opportunity for one-to-one questions by email.

This course is great for beginners although you will need to have your own copy of Photoshop installed and working on your computer.

Zoom link to follow.



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