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Here is balloon lady all finished! She’s part of a series of new prints on view at Artspeak Gallery this week.
New four colour screenprint, just finished, and available now in our studio shop:
Last night we printed with the participants of the first series of Up The Mesh Count workshops. Check out some of the prints they made!
Registration for the June sessions opens at noon on June 1. You can keep up-to-date on what’s happening, and see many more photos from the workshops, by visiting the Up The Mesh Count Facebook page.
Yesterday I finished building a new table for screenprinting, which now sits right next to the drying rack to make it easier to print quickly. Today I christened it by laying down the third colour (black) on these pretty frames, which will soon house greyscale portraits of Surprise Party In The Snow characters:
The staff for Up The Mesh Count have been in the studio printing up covers for the project zine. Here they are all chilling in the drying rack after a long day of printing. They look pretty rad, and they glow in the dark!
Up The Mesh Count is funded by Ontario Arts Council and the City of Windsor Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Find out more about the project here: Up The Mesh Count Facebook page
Here’s a fun set of fancy screenprinted frames I just printed the third colour on. They’re for an upcoming show in June, and will have formal portraits of some characters from Surprise Party In The Snow in them. These are printed in four different colourways and there will be three more different frame designs, so, lots of variations!
We’re pleased to be working with Windsor based artist and art educator Michelle Soullière on her new project Up the Mesh Count: Screenprinting For D.I.Y. Musicians, funded by Ontario Arts Council and the City of Windsor Arts, Culture, & Heritage Fund. We will be teaching local musicians how to screen print their own promotional materials and how to build their own screenprinting equipment, and producing a how-to zine on screenprinting to be distributed locally. Windsor is about to experience a D.I.Y. screenprinting revolution!
More information will be made available shortly, including where you can sign up for the workshop sessions (taking place in April, June, and September of 2016).
The project is also hiring! We need a studio technician to work with us throughout the project, and an illustrator to help with the zine. You can check out the contract postings here: Up the Mesh Count Studio Technician and Illustrator Posting