Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST

$90

Your pet deserves 15 minutes of fame! And a custom made portrait!

Learn the basics of screen printing and create a special portrait of your favorite furry friend. During this 5 hour make & take workshop, Melissa will teach you how to create a set of multi-layered screen prints, similar in style and technique to the portraits made by Andy Warhol. These custom 8x10 prints will be created using your own photo. After you register, we’ll email you with instructions. You’ll be asked to submit your photo via email. Nothing fancy needed - cell phone photos will work fine!

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Nov
25
1:00 PM13:00

Screen Printed Holiday Cards at POST

$45

Learn about screen printing and make some fun holiday cards in a festive atmosphere!

Share some fun, creative times with your friends and community!

During this 3 hour workshop, Clare and Melissa will walk you through the process of screen printing multiple colors and multiple layers onto paper. You will move around the studio from one station to the next, creating unique designs in a wide array of colorful inks. Layers of patterns, fun graphics, and holiday-themed greetings will be prepared in advance. All you need to do is show up, get creative and have fun!

You will leave with 12 Cards & Envelopes, ready to send. Additional cards will be available for purchase if you are very ambitious or have a super long mailing list.

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Nov
30
to Dec 2

Detroit Urban Craft Fair

$10 admission Friday; $1 admission Saturday & Sunday

The Detroit Urban Craft Fair (DUCF) is a three-day alternative craft fair held annually in the city of Detroit. Now in its thirteenth year, the 2018 fair features over 100 handmade crafters and indie artists. DUCF is a community market that encourages the interaction of maker and buyer. It is unique opportunity for shoppers to find one-of-a-kind items and meet the people who made them. 

Masonic Temple, Detroit

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Dec
8
11:00 AM11:00

Tiny Expo

FREE

Tiny Expo features 45 artists and crafters selling handmade wares in a festive library space in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. This little annual holiday show is a great way to support your community and find unique gifts. The event also features hands-on activities with family-friendly make & takes happening throughout the day. 

Ann Arbor Library, Ann Arbor

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Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

Screen Printed Holiday Cards at POST

$45

Learn about screen printing and make some fun holiday cards in a festive atmosphere!

Share some fun, creative times with your friends and community!

During this 3 hour workshop, Clare and Melissa will walk you through the process of screen printing multiple colors and multiple layers onto paper. You will move around the studio from one station to the next, creating unique designs in a wide array of colorful inks. Layers of patterns, fun graphics, and holiday-themed greetings will be prepared in advance. All you need to do is show up, get creative and have fun!

You will leave with 12 Cards & Envelopes, ready to send. Additional cards will be available for purchase if you are very ambitious or have a super long mailing list.

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Screen Printed Thank You Cards at POST
Nov
11
1:00 PM13:00

Screen Printed Thank You Cards at POST

$45

Learn about screen printing and make a set of Thank You cards in a festive atmosphere - just in time for Thanksgiving!

During this 3 hour workshop, Clare and Melissa will walk you through the process of screen printing multiple colors and multiple layers onto paper. You will move around the studio from one station to the next, creating unique designs in a wide array of colorful inks. Layers of patterns, fun graphics, and thankful messages will be prepared in advance. All you need to do is show up, get creative and have fun!

You will leave with 12 cards and envelopes, ready to send. Additional cards will be available for purchase if you are very ambitious or have a super long mailing list.

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Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Gold Ink & Red Wine

POST Open House

POST is opening its shop and studios for an evening of tours, demos, and drop-in workshops. Visit the design and production studios of Mutual Adoration, Hooray Forever, Scarlet Crane, and TAIT Design Co. Meet the artists, designers, and special guests! Sip some wine! Make something with us!

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Sep
16
12:00 PM12:00

Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST

$90

Your pet deserves 15 minutes of fame! And a custom made portrait!

Learn the basics of screen printing and create a special portrait of your favorite furry friend. During this 5 hour make & take workshop, Melissa will teach you how to create a set of multi-layered screen prints, similar in style and technique to the portraits made by Andy Warhol. These custom 8x10 prints will be created using your own photo. After you register, we’ll email you with instructions. You’ll be asked to submit your photo via email. Nothing fancy needed - cell phone photos will work fine!

This workshop is great for any skill level. Beginners will learn screen printing basics while those with more experience can deepen their skills as we cover techniques such as: making images for screens without a darkroom, using both drawing fluid and stencil techniques, printing split fountains or rainbow rolls, printing halftone images, and registering multiple colors. Come in feeling loose and easy - we’ll be making decisions as we go - layer by layer - and making it up as we go!

Everyone will leave with twelve 8x10 prints!

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Sep
8
to Sep 9

Artist Demo at the DIA

FREE!

Melissa Dettloff’s work often begins in drawing and ends in screen printing, which she practices daily as a co-owner of Ocelot Print Shop, a community screen printing shop in Detroit’s Cass Corridor. Through a display of Melissa’s work and the opportunity for hands-on screen printing, museum visitors can learn more about the screen printing process and how to print with drawings. Guests will be able to screen print layers of Melissa’s imagery and embellish the prints with their own drawings, if they choose. 

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