Category Archives: screen printing


I attended the 1st week of this years Metchosin Summer School of the Arts out at the beautiful Lester Pearson College campus in Eleanor Hannan’s “Compositional Cloth: The Face” workshop. She showed us a number of ways to make stamps and patterns after a few warm up exercises to get us thinking about the face. Eleanor showed us how […]


Clare Verstegen @ SDA

Clare has an exquisite body of work called ‘Atmospheric Measures’, in the Joan Mondale Gallery at the Textile Centre, here in Minneapolis. (these are terrible images of some of the work) She screen prints on thick industrial felt made of wool, which means she can then have fun with her other favourite technique…. …burning. She takes the burn […]


Banff Art Centre – March 6

Yesterday we spent most of the day in the dye and print studios. After Ingrid’s demo on making a deconstructed screen with thickened dyes, I made one and left it overnight to cure. The next day I printed through it onto a length of soda ash soaked cloth. This is the first layer of colour […]