Screenprinting a.k.a. silkscreening a.k.a. the ability to print photos, designs, logos or text onto any medium you like. Simple to learn, boundless with possibilities. This 3-part workshop will equip you with the knowledge and tools to create your own design and reproduce it to your heart’s content.
Class Instructor and resident screen printing expert: the amazing August Mack!
Course fee is $179 + HST (Fabric and ink are included. There is an optional $35~ fee if you would like to keep your screen after the class.)
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Class Outline: (3 weeks, 3 hours/class)
- Class One – Intro: Get to know the history behind screenprinting and the different ways people have used it. Then we jump right into designing your image. Bring ideas! and a laptop if you like.
- Class Two – Burn ‘n’ Blow: Prepare the screen for printing and learn other ways to alter your fabric.
- Class Three – Printing! Bring nice paper, a favourite t-shirt, fabric or pillowcase to decorate with your very own screen. Muslin fabric will be provided to print on as well.
Techniques: Screenprinting, tin canning, tiedye, freeware graphic design, safety, stencilling
Supplies: All necessary inks and chemicals and fabric will be provided. You have the option to keep your screen for yourself after the class is over ($35~ fee). Feel free to bring your own inspiration images and materials to print on as well.
Please note: Make-up classes will NOT be offered for this class. You will be responsible for any classes missed, please ensure that you are available during the class dates and times.
If you’ve registered for this class through a groupon, please note that you will be required to pay ($6.25) HST when you arrive for your first class.