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Single-Color Screen Printing: WEEKNIGHTS 2017

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Artisan's Asylum, Inc.

10 Tyler Street

Somerville, MA 02143

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Event Schedule:

This is a two-day back-to back evening class that takes place on consecutive Wednesday and Thursday nights. This class will teach you how to operate independently in the screen printing shop.

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You can choose from either:

Wednesday and Thursday 5/24/17 & 5/25/17, 6:30-9:00pm

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Wednesday and Thursday 5/31/17 & 6/1/17, 6:30-9:00pm

Screen Printing

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Ever wanted to make your own custom t-shirt, tote bag, sticker, poster, or greeting card? In this two evening introduction to screen printing, you'll learn all the basics and how to operate independently in the Print Shop! Create a screen using your artwork and print a one-color design on your choice of fabric or paper.

Class Goals:

After an introduction to the screenprinting process and possibilities, you will dive right in to hands-on work. You will learn how to optimize your design for screen printing, how to coat a screen with emulsion, how to expose a screen, printing, and clean up. You will print your design yourself so that by the end of the workshop you will have a final product to take home and will be well versed in the basic skills to create more pieces on your own.

Prerequisites:

No experience is necessary! The instructor will email you with a bit more information about how to get a design ready for screen printing. You should come to the first class with your design. If you don't have a design, you can print from one of our designs.


Screenprinting Class

No previous screen printing experience required.

Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Materials:

A materials fee is included in the ticket price and covers ink, photoemulsion, and basic shop supplies. The materials fee does not cover paper or T shirts / tote bags to print on. Please bring the material that you would like to print on to the first class.

Class Minimum:

This class will not run with fewer than 2 students.

Instructor Biography:

Leah Pillsbury is a diplomat working on becoming an engineer. In her double life she is a mixed media artist who loves printmaking, sculpture, and ceramics. She has been screenprinting since she was 14 and has taught a variety of subjects including printmaking, Swahili, mathematics, biology, canoeing, and Spanish.

You can see more of her artwork at www.leahtheartist.com or on Instagram as leah.the.artist

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10 Tyler Street

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