Come and join Jones Living at The Olive Tree Market - Maitland Regional Art Gallery to learn the completely addictive art of screen printing.
In this workshop you will be designing some simple patterns to print onto a calico tote bag to take home. You will learn a quick and easy way of screen printing that you will be able to do at home. Using eco-friendly paints and waterproof stencil paper, you will learn all you need to know to bring your illustrations to life and on to fabric. Taught by Diana from Jones Living, she will share her knowledge of screen printing that will get you producing designer totes in no time.
Minimum age requirement 12 years.
Saturday 12th May 2018
Level: Beginners, no prior knowledge necessary
Where: The Olive Tree Market at Maitland Regional Art Gallery
What you receive:
Jones Living Screen printing kit which includes;
1 x screen printing frame with mesh
1 x squeegee
1 x pot of black fabric ink
6 x sheets of waterproof paper
1 x instruction manual
1 x sample stencil 'Oh Lord it's hard to be humble'
1 x roll of masking tape
1 x calico cotton tote bag
What to bring on the day:
A drawing of something you would like to print on to fabric. Maybe a favourite quote or somebody's name. As a first timer, I would suggest a simple, blocky illustration to get you started. Wear old clothes as it does get messy and the paint will stain and set on your clothes. Aprons will be provided.