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Silkscreening 201 Workshop Introductory + Intermediate Level

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* Starting in July 2016, you can register for our Silkscreening Workshops through our Possible Worlds workshop page

* Starting in July 2016, all Silkscreening Workshop payments will now be processed through our Possible Worlds shop page.

This Silkscreening 201 workshop introduces you to the processes and possibilities of silkscreening taught in our Silkscreening 101 workshop, and continues into more advanced silkscreening techniques in the second session. This is a two session workshop. No prior experience is needed.

LENGTH: 2 sessions, 4 hours each (with 30 minute break)
DATES: Tuesdays or Thursday evenings from 6:30-10:30 PM, select from the drop-down list on our Possible Worlds Shop page
COST: $269 (all materials included)
LOCATION: Possible Worlds (708G Somerset St. W., Chinatown, Ottawa)
WHAT YOU'LL TAKE AWAY: > Knowledge to build your own screen > Basics of designing art for one-colour and multiple-colour prints > Registration > Differences in inks, printing substrates, screen mesh and film work > Colour mixing > Reusing your screens > Printing techniques > Small art prints or prints on fabric items you've brought with you > How to set up a print area at home or a studio > Checklist of materials and where to buy them

Facilitated by artist-creative director Melanie Yugo of Spins & Needles and Possible Worlds ( Melanie has led classes and workshops on silkscreening and other graphic arts at Algonquin College, Ottawa Art Gallery, National Gallery of Canada, as well as for festivals and institutions in the U.S., U.K. and Europe.

Spaces are limited per workshop (up to 4 participants) to ensure you personally get the technique right.

SILKSCREENING STARTER SET: To encourage you to keep printing, take your screen with your own selected image (designed in advance of the workshop) OR a blank screen for an additional $30 and/or a professional grade squeegee for $10.

After we receive payment, you will receive a receipt acknowledging your registration.

Be sure to look out for an e-mail from us reminding you about the upcoming workshop as well as important workshop preparation information (make sure to check your spam/junk folder). If you do not receive this second e-mail, don't hesitate to e-mail us indicating so.

Spots are non-refundable. By purchasing a spot or having someone purchase a spot for you, you agree to our terms of service and cancellation policy. Thanks!

We can accommodate group workshops of over 4 participants. E-mail us at for bookings and group rates.

QUESTIONS? Contact us at or 613-791-1152.

* Starting in July 2016, you can register for our Silkscreening Workshops through our Possible Worlds workshop page


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