The Pie Kitchen Print Studio

Courses 2022

All courses at The Pie Kitchen are currently 1:1 tuition, and can be tailored to your specific level or project. If you would like to do any of these courses with a friend or group please contact Leanne to discuss your requirements and get a quote for a bespoke workshop.

Pricing – The Pie Kitchen aims to support young and emerging artists, providing access to printmaking facilities which can be prohibitively expensive or difficult to access. Please select which price you would like to pay. Any extra proceeds from the “Philanthropist” level are invested into materials and equipment for the studio to support emerging artists and reduce their course fees.

Mono Print Screen Printing Introduction – AVAILABLE NOW – contact to book

Duration: 2 hours
Skill level: beginner
Cost: £30 U18/low waged; £40 Regular price; £50+ Philanthropist

You will learn:
How to create a basic at home screen printing set up.
How to prepare a screen for print.
Basic Mono Printing (a painterly technique to create one off vibrant screen print paintings)
How to add multiple layers to prints
How to clean down your screen

Papercut Stencil Screen Printing Introduction – AVAILABLE NOW – contact to book

Duration: 2.5 hours
Skill level: beginner
Cost: £35 U18/low waged; £50 Regular price; £65+ Philanthropist
Add on t shirt or cotton bag printing to this session for an extra £10 including 1 bag or t-shirt

You will learn:
How to create a basic at home screen printing set up.
How to prepare a screen for print.
Paper-cut Stencil Printing – creating your design, cutting out, things to think about.
How to create multi layer designs
How to register your print
How to clean down your screen

Mono Print and Paper Stencil Screen Printing Basics Combined Session – AVAILABLE NOW – contact to book

Duration: 4hours
Skill level: beginner
Cost: £60 U18/low waged; £80 Regular price; £100+ Philanthropist
Add on t shirt or cotton bag printing to this session for an extra £10 including 1 bag or t-shirt

You will learn:
How to create a basic at home screen printing set up
How to prepare a screen for print
Mono Printing (a painterly technique to create one off vibrant screen print paintings)
Paper-cut Stencil Printing – creating your design, cutting out, things to think about.
How to create multi layer designs
How to register your prints
How to clean down your screen

T-shirt Printing – Paper Stencil Techniques – AVAILABLE NOW – contact to book

Duration: 2 hours
Skill level: beginner
Cost: £35 U18/low waged; £45 Regular price; £55+ Philanthropist

Learn the basics of printing onto fabric and print a simple stencil cut design onto a t-shirt. Price includes one t-shirt. Additional t-shirts can be bought for £10 each, or bring along your own t-shirts to print on.

You will learn:
How to create a basic at home screen printing set up.
How to prepare a screen for print.
Paper-cut Stencil Printing – creating your design, cutting out, things to think about.
Registering your design on your garment.
How to clean down your screen

T-shirt Printing – Photo Stencil Techniques – AVAILABLE SOON – contact to enquire

Duration: 3 hours
Skill level: beginner
Cost: £45 U18/low waged; £65 Regular price; £80+ Philanthropist

Want to print onto t-shirts and have a more complicated design, or would like to be able to print larger quantities of garments? This is for you.
Learn the basics of printing onto fabric and print a one layer design onto a t-shirt. Price includes one t-shirt. Additional t-shirts can be bought for £10 each, or bring along your own t-shirts to print on.

You will learn:
How to prepare a screen for print.
Photo Stencil Printing – creating your design, converting to a transparency, exposing the screen.
Registering your design on your garment.
How to print a one layer print on a t-shirt
How to clean down your screen

Photo Stencil Screen Printing Introduction – AVAILABLE SOON – contact to enquire

Duration: 4 hours
Skill level: beginner/intermediate
Cost: £60 U18/low waged; £80 Regular price; £100+ Philanthropist

Are you an illustrator or designer and want to learn how to screen print your hand drawn images or graphic illustrations? This is for you.

You will learn:
How to prepare a screen for print.
Photo Stencil Printing – creating your design (up to 3 layers), converting to a transparency, exposing the screen
Printing onto paper
Registering and printing multiple layer designs
How to clean down your screen
Stripping a screen

Screen Printing Basics 6 week course. – AVAILABLE SOON – contact to enquire

Duration: 6 x 2 hours plus support.
Skill level: beginner
Cost: £180 U18/low waged; £240 Regular price; £300+ Philanthropist
Completed over 6 x 2 hour sessions this course covers:

WK1 – Mono Print Screen Printing Introduction
WK 2 – Paper-cut Stencil Screen Printing Introduction
WK 3 – Photo Stencil Screen Printing Introduction – preparing 2 layer design and exposing the screen
WK 4 – Photo Stencil Screenprinting introduction – printing your 2 layer design
WK 5 – Self Directed Project
WK 6 – Self Directed Project complete
Students will be given homework and research to complete between sessions and have access to support throughout the duration of the course.
After completing this course you may apply for studio membership.

1:1 Supported Sessions
Cost Per Hour: £15 U18/low waged; £20 Regular price; £30+ Philanthropist|
Minimum 2 hour sessions.

Have a specific project in mind? Already know the basics, but need some support in the studio, this is for you. Get in touch to discuss your project and book a session.

Studio Membership – AVAILABLE NOW – contact to enquire
Cost per 6 months: £100 U18/low waged; £150 Regular price; £200+ Philanthropist
After completing a print studio induction or basics course you may apply for membership of the print studio.
Membership includes one half day access to the studio per week.
Additional sessions may be booked at £10 per session.

Membership includes:
Space in a shared plan chest drawer (folder for prints provided).
Use of exposure equipment, print beds, squeegees

Members are required to bring their own:
Acrylic Paint and printing medium
Screen
Apron
Mixing pots

Items which can be added to membership costs:
A storage box for your paints, medium and other materials £10 per 6 months
Screen hire £15 per 6 months
Screen Storage Slot £10 per 6 months

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Various Printing materials and equipment are available to purchase at the studio.