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Seamless Textile Printing: Designing and Printing Patterned Fabric Sec. 2 with Amy Cousins
August 7 - August 11| $350 – $1200
Seamless Textile Printing: Designing and Printing Patterned Fabric Sec. 2 – Amy Cousins
Dates: August 7 – 11, 2023
Tuition: Sliding Scale $350 – $1200
Lab fee: $75
Class limit: 8
This course will guide you through designing and screen printing a patterned textile. Participants will learn how to design a repeat pattern by hand and translate it into screen printed yardage. Each participant will begin with their own visual interests, whether they be abstract, narrative, botanical, etc, and incorporate them into repeat patterns that have compositional balance and take advantage of screenprinting’s unique attributes. Participants can design one- or two-color patterns depending on the pacing that their design requires. Each participant will each create their own fabric, but will print them collaboratively in the studio.
In order to reserve your space in the class, we require a deposit. From the drop down menu below, please select your desired tuition level. Registration is on a first-come first-served basis, and you can read about our refund and cancellation policies here.
Amy Cousins is an artist and educator from Houston, Texas living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA from Tyler School of Art & Architecture. Her work has been exhibited nationally at venues including Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, Co-Prosperity Chicago, and the Lawrence Arts Center in Kansas. Cousins was an artist-in-residence at Illinois State University in 2018, at ACRE Residency in 2019, and was a 2020 recipient of InLiquid’s Wind Fellowship. Cousins works across media of printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and installation. Her work mines archives, ecology, and material culture to create queer space and time.