Introduction to Textile Printing (Beginner)

Jul 21. 2022 - Jul 24. 2022

Prince Faisal bin Fahd Arts Hall


Jul 21. 2022 -Jul 24. 2022

Register Date

Jul 17. 2022 - Jul 20 2022


Prince Faisal bin Fahd Arts Hall

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Visual Art

Create your own hand printed fabric.

4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Language: Arabic and English

This four-day workshop will guide participants in creating one-of-a-kind hand printed fabrics using screen printing. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the techniques of silkscreen printing onto fabrics with water-based inks.

Who’s it for?
All levels welcome 

Required materials:
Laptop or iPad with either: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or Procreate.

Useful Information

Day One (Theory)

Introduction to: 

  • Silkscreen printing and the studio facility

  • The types of inks and fabric for silkscreen printing on fabric 

  • How to create pattern and repeat structures 

Day Two (Design)

  • Creating design: cre¬ate motifs and imagery to print a selection of elements that could be used together in a pattern or on their own.

  • Design development

  • Print the final design on transparent paper

Day Three (Preparation)

Silkscreen prepa¬ration

  • Coating the screen 

  • Exposing screens and washing 

  • Ink mixing and pre¬paring colors

Day Four (Printing)

  • Printing