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Introduction to Silkscreen: tea towels (3 classes)

Kala Art Institute - Kala Printmaking Studio

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Kala Printmaking Studio 1060 Heinz Avenue 3rd floor BerkeleyCA  94710
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Kala Printmaking Studio 1060 Heinz Avenue 3rd floor BerkeleyCA  94710

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What's Included

In this intensive course students will learn how all of the basics of silkscreen printing from start to finish by designing their own tea towels. Initially using drawings, students will learn how to create screens and print their own images. This course will both cover all of the basics and later introduce some more advanced techniques such as printing digital and photographic images, half-tones, and using 2-colors, registration and simple digital-pattern making. Students will leave with an edition of their own towels and with a basic understanding of this fundamental process. Some photoshop helpful. Wednesdays Nov 2, 9, 16 6:30-9:30pm $20 Materials Fee payable to the teacher on the first day of class Instructor bio: Emily Gui is an experimental printmaker and multi-media artist. She creates uncanny images of real and imagined spaces that play with perspective, form, and subject. Her work often pushes the boundaries of traditional printmaking techniques. Gui graduated from Bard College in 2012 where she focused in printmaking. She is the co-creator of CAMP (Collaborative Arts Mobility Project) Residency, a new, annual gathering that brings together artists across disciplines in new locations. In 2015 she was selected by the Print Club of New York to exhibit and speak at their annual Print Exhibition. She has also exhibited at the International Print Center of New York and has had a solo installation at Wayfarers in Brooklyn. Gui is currently an artist in residence at Kala. She works as a teacher and textile artist and lives in San Francisco.

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Kala Art Institute's mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its Artist-in- Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs and education. Kala's high quality printmaking and multimedia studios are located in Berkeley, CA.

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