Silkscreen in Your Kitchen Sink

Silkscreening seems daunting, but you can do it just using your kitchen sink and a closet. That gives you the power to print colorful multiples on paper or fabric. Prepare a screen, transfer images using a photo emulsion process and make your first prints just the way you will do it later at home.

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Course Number


Class Size


Age Range

17+, teens with instructor's permission

Skill Level




Wear messy clothes and/or an apron.

Please bring to class:

  • one 10” x 14” stretched frame with polyester mesh. See example here
  • 8”-9" squeegee. See example here
  • optional: water-based screen printing ink of your choice (Speedball or Versatex
  • your design on a transparency: Instructor will email you in advance with more details.

Buy supplies at Dick Blick (Fenway), Artist & Craftsman Supply (Cambridge) or at other art supply stores.

Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

Fall 2017

Section 1: Saturday & Sunday, 9am–1pm
1F: Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2017
Instructor: Sarah Coyne

$140–FULL , plus a $20 materials fee payable in class



Winter 2018

Section 2: Saturday & Sunday, 1:30–5:30pm
1W: Feb 24 & 25, 2018
Instructor: Sarah Coyne

$140–OPEN , plus a $20 materials fee payable in class