Silkscreen Printing Patterns: Handmade Wrapping Paper (1 class)

Kala Art Institute - Kala Printmaking Studio

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Kala Printmaking Studio 1060 Heinz Avenue 3rd floor BerkeleyCA  94710
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Kala Printmaking Studio 1060 Heinz Avenue 3rd floor BerkeleyCA  94710

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What's Included

Make your gifts unique! In this short, fun class, we will refresh all of the basics of silkscreen printing from start to finish. Initially using drawings, paintings, and collages, students will learn how to turn their images into simple repeating patterns entirely by hand. Then we will create screens and learn now to print them using different methods of registration onto wrapping paper. Students will leave with their own small roll of handmade paper and with a basic understanding of the complex process of repeat silk screen printing. Some Photoshop and squeegee experience is helpful but not necessary. Saturday Dec 3 from 10am-4pm $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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