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Printed Textiles with Deborah Manson, Phoenix Brighton



Over 5 sessions you will design and print a bag, t-shirt, tea towel or piece of fabric using block printing techniques.

Working with imagery generated in the first session you will make a series of stamps and develop your design through the printing process, playing with pattern, composition and overprinting.

By the end of the course you will print your final design onto a bag, t-shirt, tea towel or piece of fabric to take away with you.

The course is aimed at beginners as well as those with previous experience of art and design.

Most materials will be provided but please bring the following:

Plain linen/cotton tea towel x 5 
Or plain cotton/linen tote bag x 5 
Or mixture of each 
Small pieces of plain cotton/linen fabric for testing 
Paper scissors

Costs: £120
Days: 5 mornings
Times: 10am - 1pm
Dates: Monday 20 - Friday 24 August
Room: Red
Maximum: 10

Deborah Manson studied Illustration at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design and went on to work as a designer and teacher.

Recently she gained an MA in Textile Design from Chelsea College of Art.

She enjoys using craft based processes to make her work such as screen printing, natural dyeing and stitching. Her approach to design is often playful and as well as making textiles she enjoys drawing and making collages.

She works from her studio in Lewes making hand dyed & printed homewares and quilts and enjoys passing on her skills and sharing ideas with others through teaching.

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