Saturday, April 25, 10:00 am–3:30 pm, ½ hour lunch break
Cost: $65 (includes $15 for supplies) to include use of instructors’ screens and paints, a printing surface, squeegees, plastic spoons, brushes, disposable paint palette, plus a small screen and squeegee to take home.
Elizabeth Gibson of PG Fiber2Art teaching thermofax screen
printing at Artistic Artifacts. Visit PG Fiber2Art on Facebook!
Have you ever wanted to incorporate printed images in your quilts or mixed media projects? One method of printing is with thermofax screens (sometimes called silk screens). Learn thermofax screen printing techniques by practicing on muslin and other hand-dyed/textured fabrics you bring using the exquisitely detailed screens provided by the instructors and a variety of paints.
You’ll learn how to:
Class time will also include discussions on using your own unique images (photos and drawings) to create screens, what types of images make good screens, and resources to have screens made as well as sources for purchasing.
Thermofax prints made by student Elizabeth Woodford in the Artistic Artifacts
Printing with Thermofax Screens class. Visit her blog for a rave review of
this class and even more gorgeous photos!
You’ll leave class with your own taped screen to use as often as you wish, and as much printed fabric as you can complete in class!
Please bring the following with you to class. Download PDF of Supply List »