Occurs on Wednesday May 10 2023

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


Workman Arts
1025 Queen Street West
Toronto ON M6J 1H4


× Instructor: Kingi Carpenter

May 10- June 29, Wednesday, 4:00PM- 5:30PM

Class Description: This is an 8 part introduction to screenprinting with Kingi of Peach Berserk. Students learn and do all the fundamentals of fabric design and creative screenprinting. We start with the different ways/art supplies to create design, everyone staples and prepares their silkscreens, exposes their art onto their screen and prints fabric, clothing and more. We will also learn how your design exposes onto your screen with photo-sensitive emulsion - its easy ! And we learn how to mix inks, explore creative ways to screenprint and how to set up and maintain an affordable silkscreen studio at home. There is also an focus on upcycling and sustainablity in this course.

**Please note that members who were waitlisted for the winter term will be priortized for enrolment in this class.

Materials: Materials will all be supplied by the instructor.

About the instructor: Kingi started her creative career at OCAD in Toronto where she discovered her passion for fabric design and silkscreening. These brought together her love of fashion, sewing, drawing, pop art and colour. At 24 she became an indie fashion entrepreneur with her biz Peach Berserk. Her wildly popular boutique was open 20 years, leading Fodor's travel guide to say she was 'the undisputed monarch of Queen St West'. From her Toronto storefront/studio she continues to diversify in many creative ways. She is a teaching partner with The Toronto School Board, and instructs at colleges and more. Here book/DVD Silkscreen NOW sells internationally. A past board member of the Ontario Arts Education Association, she lectures widely and spreads her love of DIY art everywhere. Charity work includes participating in the Dare to Wear Love fashion initiative for the Stephen Lewis Foundation and teaching entrepreneurship with United World Schools in Northern Cambodia

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