Intro to Screen Printing, April 2
Title: Intro to Screen Printing & Savory Treats, April 2
Date: Thursday, April 2, 2020
Time: 6pm to 9pm, 3 hours
Location: Kadie Salfi's Studio at 1201 North Tioga Street next to the Flower Shop Cafe.
Description: Learn how to make an 8" x 10" screen print using drawing fluid and a screen. We will use drawing fluid, screen filler, ink and a squeegee to print on ten 8" x 10" pieces of screen printing paper. This is a great workshop to learn some basics about screen printing.
Level: Beginner, 14 and up
What to bring: Clothes that can get dirty. Screen printing can get a little messy, especially when you are learning.
What you will learn: How to make a screen print, use a squeegee, draw with drawing fluid, use screen filler and clean out a screen. You will learn the zen a screen printing.
What you will go home with: Ten 8" x 10" prints.
Food: I will marinara pizza, sparkling water and juice. If you want to bring something to add, feel free, but no pressure.
Instructor: Kadie Salfi: Born in Burlington, Vermont in 1972, Salfi studied Printmaking, Photography and Sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and spent two years at Gemini G.E.L. in Los Angeles, where she printed editions of original graphics for such contemporary masters as Rauschenberg, Celmins, and Johns.
Salfi has taught drypoint, etching, photo etching, intro to screen printing, photo screen printing, cyanotype, drawing and more at Saint Michaels College in Vermont, San Francisco Waldorf High School in San Francisco, The Ink Shop in Ithaca, The Foundry Workshops, Ithaca and out of her various studios over the last twenty five years.
Salfi maintains a steady studio practice in Ithaca, New York and has held numerous solo exhibitions on both coasts, including A.I.R. Gallery (Brooklyn), Corners Gallery (Ithaca), Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art (San Francisco), and BCA Center (Burlington). Her work has been discussed in Of Note Magazine, The Cornell Daily Sun, Chapter89 Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Artscope.
Cancellations: Please note that the workshop runs only when there are enough numbers to cover costs.
Cancelled bookings will receive a full refund (minus Paypal/bank processing fees) if cancellation is notified within 8 days of the workshop date.
Any cancellations 3 to 7 days before the workshop date will forfeit 50% of the cost of the workshop as well as the cost of Paypal processing/refund fees.
2 days notice and under will forfeit the whole cost of the workshop.
Every effort will be made to ensure you can be accommodated at another workshop date if you are unable to attend your booked date and notify us within 8 days of the booked workshop date.
We reserve the right to change the date at the last minute if we are expecting severe, inclement weather on the day of the worshop (we need SUN for sunprints).