*Please register at least 5 days before your workshop start date to ensure you have enough time in advance to prepare.
LENGTH: 2 sessions, 4 hours each (with 30 minute break)
COST: $259 (all materials included)
LOCATION: Possible Worlds (708G Somerset St. W., Chinatown, Ottawa)
WHAT YOU'LL TAKE AWAY: > Knowledge to build your own screen > Basics of designing art for one-colour and multiple-colour prints > Registration > Differences in inks, printing substrates, screen mesh and film work > Colour mixing > Reusing your screens > Printing techniques > Small art prints or prints on fabric items you've brought with you > How to set up a print area at home or a studio > Checklist of materials and where to buy them
Facilitated by artist-creative director Melanie Yugo of Spins & Needles and Possible Worlds (melanieyugo.com). Melanie has led classes and workshops for over a decade on silkscreening and other graphic arts at Algonquin College, Ottawa Art Gallery, National Gallery of Canada, as well as for festivals and institutions in the U.S., U.K. and Europe.
Spaces are limited per workshop (up to 4 participants) to ensure you personally get the technique right.
SILKSCREENING STARTER SET: Take a blank screen or one with your own image (designed in advance of the workshop) for an additional $30 or a professional grade squeegee for $10.
After we receive payment, you will receive an e-mail confirming your purchase and therefore your registration.
Approximately 5-10 days before the workshop, be sure to look out for a second e-mail from us reminding you about the upcoming workshop as well as important workshop preparation information (make sure to check your spam/junk folder). If you do not receive this second e-mail, don't hesitate to e-mail us indicating so.
TERMS OF SERVICE AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Spots are non-refundable. By purchasing a spot or having someone purchase a spot for you, you also agree to our terms of service and cancellation policy.
If you’re looking for a unique gift, give the gift of a new creative skill and a spot in a Silkscreening 101 or 201 workshop. Gift certificates are available and can be purchased in-shop or online.
We can accommodate group workshops of over 4 participants. E-mail us at email@example.com for bookings and group rates.
QUESTIONS? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-791-1152.