Craft Lake City highlights screen printing workshop with Copper Palate Press
Arts & crafts • Learn to create your own prints and posters with Salt Lake City artisans and “alum artists.”
Published: May 16, 2012 04:10PM
Updated: May 16, 2012 04:10PM
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Craft Lake City's Artist Workshop Series will host a screen printing workshop May 21 at Copper Palate Press. Courtesy Craft Lake City

With artisan creations and other crafts becoming the new cottage industry of our Great Recession era, it’s sometimes all too easy to think you can do it all yourself. That’s why they call it DIY, right?

Right. But it’s also that much easier, and less time consuming to boot, when you learn at the knee—or, better yet, the hand—of someone who’s done it before. Anyone from kids looking to avoid summer boredom to adults in need of a side hobby for a little more income would do well to attend Craft Lake City’s workshop with Copper Palate Press.

“Screen Printing: Getting Down and Dirty with the Basics” will get you started on the basics, so you can get started having loads of fun burning your own screens for prints and posters. Copper Palate Press will have artists on hand for this two-hour craft extravaganza, with only a $5 fee for materials cutting into your precious store of hard-won dinero.

For a Monday night activity that will pay dividends later on in fun and creativity, this is a no-brainer.

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Craft Lake City’s artist workshop series at Copper Palate Press

When • May 21, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Where • Copper Palate Press, 160 E. 200 South, Unit B behind Fice and Este

Info • $5 materials fee. Call 801-487-9221 or visit www.copperpalatepress.com or http://craftlakecity.com for more information.