Time: 2.5 Hours; Marks: 50 Marks

Unit–1: Introduction to Print Design

  • History of printed textiles.
  • Understanding the similarity and difference between art and design.
  • Various aspects of Textiles Design: Reference material, color, layout and repeats. 

Unit–2: Categories of Printed Textiles

Introduction to various types of Design and their categories.

  • Toile prints.
  • Pucci prints.
  • Geometric prints.
  • Graphic prints.
  • Floral prints.
  • Conversational prints.
  • Liberty prints.
  • Country inspired prints.
  • Nautical prints.
  • Victorian prints.
  • Scenic prints.
  • Animal prints.
  • Ethnic prints.
  • Folklore prints. 

Unit–3: Basic Print Design Techniques

Use of following innovative techniques for development of interesting surfaces.

  • Etching.
  • Stencil.
  • Collage.
  • Inter-cutting.
  • Resist (Bleach/Wax).
  • Dry-brush.
  • Photocopy.
  • Sponge.
  • Stamping.  

Unit–4: Style & Methods of Printing Textiles

Study of Styles and Methods involved in printing Textiles.

  • Direct, Resist and Discharge Methods.
  • Block Printing Style.
  • Screen Printing Style.
  • Roller Printing Style.
  • Digital Printing Style.
  • Transfer Printing. Foil Printing.
  • Hand Printing.
  • Sublimation.

Printing of designs using different methods and styles of printing.