Ultimate Intro to Silkscreen
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 6:30 PM (EST)
Brooklyn, United States
Instructor: Beka Geodde
This class will cover the essentials of silkscreen: the properties of a good film positive, how to prepare and expose a silkscreen, and how to print. No previous silkscreen experience required! For the final class, bring a shirt and/or totebag to finally print the t-shirt you’ve been dreaming about.
Course fee includes the purchase of a silkscreen for you to keep (and take home), so come with projects in mind. Email instructor with 2 image and film will be ready on the day of the class. Image size max 8 x 10” Send 2 images to be printed. Images can relate to each other for two-color print or be separate images.
What we provide:
Silkscreen (for you to then take home! 20 x 24” $19.95)
1-2 film positive(s)??
3 hours of Studio Time after the duration of the class*
What you bring:
Extra paper to be discussed after first session.
Clothes appropriate for a print studio and wet ink (and an apron)
Film positives ready
When & Where
The Gowanus Studio Space
The Gowanus Studio Space encourages inter-disciplinary exchange and provides affordable access to facilities for artists and designers. Offering exhibition, curation and production opportunities, the studio is an incubator for new ideas and an inroad to today's insular art world.
The GSS' 60+ members rent low-cost studios and storage and have 24-hour access to a woodshop, print studio, metal shop and large common workspace. GSS was established with little funding in industrial Gowanus in 2007.
Visit www.gowanusstudio.org for more details