• Screen Printing Workshop: Custom Pet Portraits

  • Sun, 07/19/2020 at 12:00 pm
  • POST
    14500 Kercheval St
    14500 Detroit
Screen Printing Workshop: Custom Pet Portraits - POST - Detroit

Hosted by Melissa Dettloff (Hooray Forever)Sunday, July 19th from 12pm to 5pm$110, all supplies includedYour pet deserves 15 minutes of fame! And a custom-made portrait!Learn the basics of screen printing and create a special portrait of your favorite furry friend. During this 5 hour make & take workshop, Melissa will teach you how to create a set of multi-layered screen prints, similar in style and technique to the portraits made by Andy Warhol. These custom 8x10 prints will be created using your own photo. After you register, we’ll email you with instructions. You’ll be asked to submit your photo via email before the workshop. Nothing fancy needed - cell phone photos will work fine!This workshop is great for any skill level. Beginners will learn screen printing basics while those with more experience can deepen their skills as we cover techniques such as: making images for screens without a darkroom using the stencil method, printing split fountains/rainbow rolls, printing halftone images, and registering multiple colors. Come in feeling loose and easy - we’ll be making decisions on the fly, layer by layer, and making it up as we go!Everyone will take home twelve 8x10 prints!8 x 10 inch Mutual Adoration frames will be available in the shop at a 20% discount for workshop attendees! Aprons will be provided, but please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little bit dirty. Screen printing ink will stain your clothing.Please note: Registration for this class will close 10 days in advance to allow time for photos to be sent via email and screens to be prepped for each student. About the instructor:Melissa Dettloff is a Detroit illustrator who has been screen printing since 2001. She prints posters, cards, fabric, zines, and more for her label Hooray Forever. Almost everything she makes has a dog on it. Please note:+ No experience necessary.+ All tools/supplies/materials will be provided.+ Refreshments will be served.+ Space is limited so please register soon. Popular classes sell out quickly.+ If a workshop is full and you would like to be added to a wait list or notified of a future listing, send us an email at workshops@post-detroit.com+ This project is appropriate for ages 14 and over however, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and both must be registered for the workshop. SIGN UP HERE:https://www.mutualadoration.com/collections/workshops-at-post/products/07-19-screen-printing-workshop-custom-pet-portraits