Wednesdays, February 22 and March 1, 6-9pm
Fabric is a fantastic and flexible substrate to print onto and can be translated into a great range of applications. This hands-on introductory class will provide instruction on the screenprinting process, specifically for fabric. You will learn about sourcing printing equipment and materials, preparing your personal artwork for screenprinting, various artistic printing methods, heat setting a printed image, and fabric care. Upon registration, students will be given guidelines on how to source and/or create their images.
Level: Beginner – No previous screenprinting experience necessary!
Registration closes February 14, 2023. Material fees are included with your registration, though a list of additional items needed to be gathered/purchased will be sent with your confirmation.
Registration includes a $60 materials fee to cover the consumable materials provided in class, including ink, tape, newsprint, emulsion, and cleaners. It also covers the purchase of brand new silkscreen for students to keep! Students will also need to supply additional materials of their own, including:
Eliza Clifford is a designer, educator, and multidisciplinary artist from Bethesda, Maryland. She earned a BFA in Graphic Design, Printmaking, and Book Arts along with a Certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2019. Her work explores ideas of womanhood, mental health, gender, and how identities are constructed (and destructed). She explores these ideas through many mediums, including printmaking, illustration, book arts, textiles, and installation. Eliza has worked as an art instructor at Pyramid Atlantic, the Arlington Arts Center, and Arts on the Block. She recently completed a Non-profit Management Internship at the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. Learn more about her work at elizaaclifford.com.