The Kamloops Printmakers Society is pleased to announce a screen printing workshop hosted by Amanda Forrest-Chan MFA who is a visiting artist at the studio.
Intro to Screen Printing with Amanda Forrest-Chan Three sessions:
March 24 Fri, 6:30-9:30 PM
March 25 Sat, 9:30 AM-12:30 PM
March 31st Fri 6:30-9:30 PM
This hands-on workshop introduces basic screen printing using photo emulsion and water-based inks. You will learn how to prepare screens, expose stencils, mix ink, use a squeegee, and reclaim the screen for the next print. Students will be assisted as they gain proficiency with paper stencils, hand drawn stencils, drawing fluid, and basic photo generated images. Studio and equipment maintenance will be part of the workshop.
Day 1: screen maintenance, coating, exposing and preparing to print, as well as demonstrations on making prints with paper stencils and drawing fluid. Students are invited to bring resource images and ideas for a collaborative screen print.
Day 2: reclaiming screens (removing stencils), and proper storage of materials. Students will make a collaborative print using hand drawn stencils and photo generated images.
Day 3: students will print their own two-colour screen print.
This course provides basic knowledge of screen printing. Students who successfully complete this course may participate in supervised studio sessions.
To register or for information contact:
or send a message on our Kamloops Printmakers facebook page.
Maximum 8 registrants.
Cost: $160.00 Supplies are included.Continue reading