23 Apr 2011 SCRAP Workshop: DIY Screen Printing Crash Course w/ Lukas Smithey
D.I.Y. Screen Printing Crash Course w/ Lukas Smithey of Patchwerk Press:
An introduction to basic techniques and supplies with a focus on low-tech/low-cost methods and utilizing recycled materials.
Saturday, August 13th, 10am-4pm fee: $45
Saturday, June 11th, 10am-4pm fee: $45
(note this is a full-day workshop)
In this workshop Lukas Smithey of Patchwerk Press will cover a variety of options for making screens and printing images, from print shop standards to backyard basics. He will go over the many factors to consider, variables to be aware of and many ways to create images and screens. Participants will practice different techniques for making screens and stencils and explore the range of options for printing images on paper and fabric. Everyone will leave with a thorough understanding of how to print at home and have hands on experience to draw on. Lukas will bring in examples of varying types of screens and examples of different printed work and lead a discussion on the basic premise and potential of screen printing.
Patchwerk Press will provide all the specific supplies necessary for printing with water-based inks. www.patchwerkpress.org