When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Philip Elbourne
  • Course Code C24DSNF02A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Would you like to learn how to produce your own designs for t-shirts? This course will provide you with an introduction to this exciting area of design and enable you to produce your own printed t-shirts using 3 techniques.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Designing for t-shirts
  • Adobe Illustrator digital drawing techniques.
  • Adobe Photoshop techniques using your own photographs
  • Heat transfer printing
  • Screen printing-hand cut stencil
  • Screen printing-photo stencil

Class format and activities

You will be guided to explore the possibilities of t-shirt printing techniques including basics of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to produce your own designs for a heat transfer print, a hand cut stencil for screen printing and a photographic stencil for screen printing on to t-shirts.

Entry requirements

The course is suitable for those with some art/design/drawing experience who want to learn how to expand upon their use of design techniques for t-shirt printing. No previous knowledge of Adobe software is required.

What you need to know before you enrol

The T-shirt Illustration & Printing course is suitable for: Small business owners/self employed who would like to produce their own designs for t-shirt printing. Established creatives/designers who wish to explore the possibilities of t-shirt printing techniques and digital software to enhance their work.Design students who would like to expand upon their skills.

What you need

A USB storage device to save your work. A notebook and stationery.

What you can do next

There is always the opportunity to continue and advance your skills in art/design/printmaking subjects and digital design. There are short courses available across all three centres at Morley. Please talk to your tutor for more advice on what to do next.