Wednesday, May 13, 2009

DIY Curious

Here's some fun news! Our good friend Andy Kane is teaching a screenprinting class at Ferney Art Studio over in the Mission this June and you should sign up while you still can!

This class is going to be amazing! If you've ever been interested in printing your own t-shirts, posters, or fabric then this class is for you. Andy will teach you how to build your own screen printing set up so you can go home and print to your hearts content. Here is the information and class description:

Date: Class D – Saturday, June 6th
Class E – Saturday, June 20th
Location: Ferney Art Studio 766 Valencia ST. San Francisco
Hours: 10:00AM – 2:00PM
Cost: $125 (includes material fees)
Skill Level: Beginner

Have you ever wanted to silkscreen your own designer t-shirts and fabrics? Here’s your chance. Silkscreen is everywhere. Silkscreen printing is one of the most versatile, low-tech, and easy printing methods available. This class covers:

·Image and text design
·Screenmaking & exposure systems
·Press setup & registration
·Printing techniques
·Ink & mesh selection
·Production tips & tricks
·Equipment maintenance
·General troubleshooting
·Extensive Q & A's

This class demonstrates the whole silkscreen process. Participants will leave the class with a complete understanding of the process and be fully prepared to setup a silkscreen studio at his or her kitchen table. Participants will also print on a take-home tote bag and stretch a blank screen to take home and use. TO SIGN UP:


jenallyson said...

Ooh we so need to do this. Do you know if he has a "couples" price?

Betsy said...

Not sure but you can email and ask! He's really a fantastic teacher and the fact that you'll leave with the frame and blank stretched screen and a tote bag is so awesome! Hope you're able to attend!

elsa bags said...

wish i lived there!