University of Technology Sydney

88004 Textiles: Print

6cp; 3hpw (workshop)
Recommended studies:

Students participating in this subject would benefit from having previous drawing experience. These skills however will be developed within the subject, so it is not compulsory.

Elective: Fashion and Textiles



This subject introduces students to the principles of textile print and pattern. A series of drawing workshops introduce students to creative approaches to print design through experimentation in drawing and image making. The emphasis is on creative exploration and development of textile ideas in original and thoughtful ways; students develop unique artwork and explore inventive scale and imagery in relation to textiles. Students are introduced to methods and techniques used in the fashion and textile industries to generate print designs, including textile repeat systems and engineered placement prints. This subject introduces students to fundamentals in screen preparation for artwork, textile production and hand screen-printing. Throughout a series of print workshops, students explore pigment colour mixing, specialty printing and ink techniques. These include transfer, foil and flock printing. An emphasis throughout the subject is placed on a professional and sustainable print room practice.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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