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Intro to Screenprinting

November 6, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

An Introduction to Screenprinting at the Soapbox Community Print Shop and Zine Library in West Philadelphia.

In this beginning course you will learn the basics of screenprinting. Participants will bring a prepared image and we will provide all the materials, tools and training. Learn the protocol of our printshop and darkroom, as well as health and safety standards for screenprinting. Turn your one-color image into a screen and print an edition of posters, greeting cards or even t-shirts! With the completion of this beginner course, students will be prepared to take more specialized, intermediate courses. Students may also choose to take this beginner course again with a personalized emphasis on multilayer printing. Our classroom environment is welcoming to all skill levels and we strive to make our shop accessible to new and experienced printers alike. A materials fee covers paper, ink, use of a screen, and other consumables. An outline of the workshop and materials list can be found at https://tinyurl.com/sboxscreenprint.

Please note: We require all visitors to the Soapbox wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status. The instructor reserves the right to ask you to leave if you do not comply.

About the Instructor

Instructor Marisha Simons earned her MFA in BookArts & Printmaking from the University of the Arts and her BA from Colorado College. She currently teaches book arts, screenprint and letterpress at the University of the Arts and Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. Marisha is a Studio Holder at the Soapbox where she creates printed textiles and editioned prints. You can learn more about her work on social media @marishasimonsdesigns.

Cost

$70 for Current Members of the Soapbox/$80 for Non-Members

Plus a $10 materials fee that covers ink, paper, screen, emulsion, and use of our equipment.

Details

Date:
November 6
Time:
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-screenprinting-tickets-169877527257

Organizer

The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/the-soapbox-community-print-shop-amp-zine-library-26170124449

Venue

The Soapbox: Community Print Shop & Zine Library
4700 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143
Philadelphia, PA 19143 US
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