Screenprinting a.k.a. silkscreening provides participants with the ability to print photos, designs, logos, or text onto any medium you like. It’s simple to learn, and has boundless possibilities. This 3-part workshop will equip you with the knowledge and tools to create your own 1-colour design and reproduce it to your heart’s content.
Class Instructor and resident screen printing expert: the amazing Jamie Q!
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.)
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. Learn how to prepare your image. Bring ideas! and a laptop if you like.
- Class Two – Prepare the Screen: Get the screen ready for printing and practice your printing technique.
- Class Three – Printing! Bring nice paper, a blank t-shirt, tote bag, fabric, or pillowcase to decorate with your very own design. Some fabric will be provided to print on as well.
Techniques: Screenprinting, stencils, digital graphic design techniques, printshop safety
Supplies: All necessary inks, 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.