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DIY Silkscreen

DIY Silkscreen

$75.00

Upcoming dates:
- August 9, 12 - 4pm
- September 20, 12 - 4pm
- October 11, 12 - 4pm
- November 15, 12 - 4pm
- December 13, 12 - 4pm

Description:
In this 4-hour intensive workshop you will learn how to make your own silkscreening set-up that can run right off your kitchen table. You will learn how to prepare a screen, transfer an image, and make a print from start to finish. We supply a tote bag, or you may bring your own t-shirt. Let us guide you through this notoriously tricky medium so that you can print at home with confidence. 

Materials to bring: 
Your ideas, artwork design/reference for what you might like to print (black and white only–bold graphic shapes work best), and additional clothing or items you may want to print on. You will be given t-shirts and/or tote bags to print on in class. Please wear clothes that can get messy.

The art [design] should be no bigger than half of a letter sized paper. If you are able to bring it already printed onto acetate you will be able to bypass the tracing step of the process. 

Materials fee: $40, payable in cash at the workshop. Includes 4 tote bags, a reusable screen, a squeegee and take home instructions

Instructor bios: 
Daniele Genadry is a NYC based artist who shows her artwork internationally. Find out more details at http://www.danielegenadry.com

Erik Hougen graduated from Pratt Institute with his MFA in 2008. Hougen was recently a resident with the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum and a SIP Fellow at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. He has exhibited with Bronx Museum, International Print Center, Kunsthalle Galapagos and Vaughn Massey Projects. Hougen is also a Master Printer and Intaglio instructor at the Lower East Side Printshop.

Purchase here: http://www.trestlegallery.org/trestle-classes/diy-silkscreen

Earlier Event: October 9
Arts Gowanus Community Meeting
Later Event: October 13
On view: The Search