Love To Draw?
The Edmonton Public Library has provided access to an amazing website filled with online art classes! We went through the classes and have pulled together a list of art classes we think you might enjoy!
Step 1: Visit the website for Creative Bug – https://bit.ly/2V0d3UD
Step 2: Sign up for a membership for free! Simply enter your LIBRARY CARD and a PIN number. Don’t have your LIBRARY CARD? Click here to register.
Step 3: Now you have a membership!
- Click on one of the links below OR
- Click on their website button SEE LATEST CLASSES HERE and you can see all the classes they are offering!
Screen Printing for Beginners: Screen Printing with Tracing Paper Stencils
Start screen printing with a simple stencil cut from regular tracing paper. In the first class, Hilary explains the basics of screen printing, demonstrating how much ink to use, what the consistency should be, and the right pressure to use when printing. She also shows simple registration techniques (so your print lands in its intended spot), and how to add a second layer of color to your prints. This is an easy way to start printing without any fancy equipment.
Screen Printing for Beginners: Screen Printing Cards
Print custom cards to have on hand for any occasion. Hilary uses tracing paper stencils and a basic screen-printing setup to print these cards, so there’s no need to burn screens or do any complicated prep work. This class provides a great opportunity to keep practicing your screen-printing skills and create a set of professional looking handmade cards.
Screen Printing for Beginners: Screen Printing on Fabric
Now that you’re a pro at printing on paper, it’s time to learn how to screen print on fabric. Instead of using tracing paper stencils, this class uses a medium called frisket, which is a self-adhering transparent film. Hilary will show you how to create stencils and make placemats featuring a two-color layered print. This technique also works great for tea towels, pillowcases, curtains, or printing yardage of fabric for fashion projects.