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Intro to Textile Printing
September 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm$150
Do you love making things by hand, drawing and playing with color? If so, then this class is for you!
In this hands-on creative workshop students will be introduced to printing on fabric using a variety of techniques, such as photographic silkscreen printing, printing using paper stencils and monotype printing. Students will leave with a collection of their own unique handprinted fabric swatches that they can use for sewing projects, home decor purposes or to display in their artistic portfolio.
- All supplies included but students are encouraged to bring their own fabrics; Medium/light weight cotton or cotton blends are ideal, can be any color but lighter colors give more options when choosing ink colors.
- All drawing supplies provided and we will create artwork in the classroom. However, if students have a sketchbook, design ideas and previous drawings they are more than welcome to bring them! No previous experience necessary.
- Bring a smock/apron or wear something that won’t matter if you get ink stains on it. We will be working with highly pigmented, non-toxic waterbased inks.
- Bring your own lunch. Coffee, tea and lighter snacks provided throughout the day.
Member Discount: $25 off with code: lola
About the teacher:
Lina Ahs is an Illustrator and Textile Artist who has been teaching Textile Design and Color Theory at the Academy of Art University for the last 10 years. She has also worked freelance in the Bay Area for a variety of companies in the fashion-, art- and home decor industries and now works as the Creative Manager at the Port Makerspace. Her creative passions are drawing, creating color palettes, getting inspired by nature and animals as well as teaching.