Kat McTee (artist + teacher)
a picture worth a thousand words.  or at least five!Ooooh weeee!  It's Edmo!Yen creating a screen with drawing fluid.Yen with her cool dino shirt!In our fourth class, Adventures In Screenprinting students experiment with an array of paint and ink for fabric and paper.Edmo printing a tee.Teresa printing a t-shirt.Teresa's fab double octopus t-shirt!Donna and Anna printing.Sheri admiring her cool op-art tee.Yen preparing to print her stencil with two colors, for an ombre effect.Yen lifting her printed screen...Yen printing her ombre stencil.Yen printing one of her stencils.Yen's fun (and incredibly detailed!) stencil for kids' t-shirts.Donna working on her papel picado screen.Donna's lovely papel picado design, on a tee.Donna, printing.Donna with her new shirt.Christy printing with two colors of ink.Ta-da!Christy with one of her prints.Margaret's scissor print!Margaret printing the logo for her online fabric store, formandfabric.com.Margaret printing her bird-on-branch screen.Yen's ombre-effect stencil print.Margaret's bird-on-branch print.Lauren's Lafayette design.Lauren preparing to print her stylin' Lafayette hoodie.Lauren rocks her new custom hoodie.Anna printing a stencil, with Donna looking on.Anna printing one of her screens.tools of the tradetextile inkspreparing to add ink......adding ink...printing a screen. . . . . . and the result!tees ready to be heat-setwe begin by learning how to build screens...taping screen framesKat demonstrating how to build a screenexposing a photo-emulsion screenburning a screenLiz, working on an acrylic paint screen.Nancy printed this labyrinth from her stencil.  Verrry carefully. . . Nydia, printing.bgawk!layers of beautyMonte, printing two colors on one screenMonte's shirtDuck tape: what can't it do?Christiane painting her screenKat painting a screenGeorge Michael?boysenberry bling!Printing a bird stencil Becka's fab airplane stencilmulticolor psychedelic octopusKate printing a stencilKat helping a student print weekly world news?Andy with his prints -- who doesn't ♥ ice cream?drawing a design onto the screen fabricAdventures In Screenprinting: woof!Maggie printing her band's logo on cloth for patchesMaggie's results!Thomas with his print on papersuccess!Lynell adds ink!making a stencilcutting a stencil to use with a blank screenhappy printersSara, pulling ink to print her rabbit image...almost there...Sara, ready for her reveal...ta-da!Heather painting a screenbest baby gift...multicolor test print of a screen made with latex paintsuccess!printing inksLaura, printing.keep that squeegee moving...Holly Golightly!Vickie's ta-da!preparing a screen with filler and brushthis student printed her car image onto an existing collage on canvas...printing on paperdetail of a quilt made with dyed, screenprinted cottonsABOUT KAT
Silkscreening seems mysterious and complicated, but it actually can be both simple and fun to make screens and print on fabric and paper. Students will learn to build their own screens and apply surfaces with paint, screen filler and photo emulsion, then use them to print custom images. Everyone leaves class with four screens to use and the skill to print successfully.

Six students, four 4-hour classes, $175 plus $20 supply fee.
Additional materials list.
This class meets at Stitch Lab.

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