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Art and design


Broughton Road,
Banbury, OX16 9QA

New and returning learners:

Please note that due to special measures we have put in place to make our sites COVID safe, we are asking all learners to enrol with us online. If you are unable to do so we can support you over the phone, simply call 0800 612 6008. Please do not enter our college sites without a prior appointment as we are managing the number of people on site at any time to comply with social distancing measures.

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Learn some new ideas and refresh your home decor designing and creating a cushion!

You will experiment with mark-making techniques and explore colour mixing, creating layered patterns during the course. 

Dye sublimation is a form of heat transfer printmaking that creates one off unique artistic prints.

At Banbury and Bicester College, we offer a broad range of exciting Learning for Leisure courses. Have a look at other courses you could progress on to!

What I'll learn

You will learn:

  • How to layer up multiple dyes to create unique tones and shades
  • How to use monochrome and colour
  • How to experiment with ghost printing
  • How to apply heat reactive dyes to fabric.


How I'll learn

You will design and create a cushion, washable and ready to use. 

Materials for this course will be provided. Please bring an apron and small artist brushes if you prefer to work in detail.


Entry Requirements

The course is suitable for beginners or those who have no previous art or print making skills.

It is ideal for those who enjoy mark-making and reflective group discussions.

You should be able to follow simple verbal instruction as part of your session. 


How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.