July 12, 2015 | 10am-5pm
$85 for Class, plus materials kit
Create one of a kind functional textile wares printing through silkscreens and hand cut stencils. Layer and blend textile inks using multiple hand-cut stencils of readily available materials including newsprint and contact paper. Building design and color, non-toxic inks will create wash-fast accessories and garments. The workshop will cover ink mixing for color and opacity, designing and cutting stencils to build upon one another, using silk screens, and setting inks for permanence. Participants will receive one cotton tote bag, test muslin fabric, silkscreen, and should bring one or more garments or textile wares such as scarves to print additional designs on.
Minimum 4 student, Maximum 8.
Materials Kit: $45 (please pay instructor via check at class)
- Tote bag
- Stencil materials
- Non-synthetic material garment, accessory, or household cloth
- Sketches, patterns, images, and ideas
Jessica Hickey lives and works in Portland, OR. She received her MFA in Contemporary Art Practice from Portland State University, and her BFA from the University of Oregon in fibers and ceramics. Currently, she is the Fibers Studio Manager at Oregon College of Art and Craft. Hickey has taught textile, ceramic, and mixed media arts courses for the University of Oregon Craft Center, the Eugene Metropolitan Parks District, and Oregon College of Art and Craft. Her work has been shown nationally and internationally at spaces including Field Work (Portland, OR), the University of Ulsan (South Korea), PDX Contemporary Window Project (Portland, OR), Ditch Projects (Eugene, OR), and the Portland Building (Portland, OR).