In this introductory class students will learn how to coat their screens with emulsion, create an image ready to screen print, register the image and print it on paper and fabric to create their own limited edition 2 color screen print. The format will be 8 ½ x 11 image on your screen to make a print onto 10 ½ x 13 paper. Students will learn how to do screen printing from start to finish. Paper and ink are provided. Students are highly encouraged to bring their own garments to print on. All skill levels are encouraged to participate.
About the Instructor
Stephen Wiggins holds a Bachelor's Degree in Art Studio from the University of Kentucky and an Associate's Degree in Graphic Design from Kentucky Community and Technical College System. He has worked in the commercial t-shirt screen printing industry for the better part of 5 years and has taught screen printing through the Bluegrass Printmakers' Cooperative and Lexington Parks and Recreation.He has shown his prints in several one man and group shows and was the president of the Bluegrass Printmakers' Cooperative for three years. You can find out more about his work on wigginsartwork.com and social media @wigginsartwork.
Tuesdays, October 9 - November 6, 6:00-8:30pm
Instructor: Stephen Wiggins