Screen Printed Dogs & Phrases Notecards at POST
Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

Screen Printed Dogs & Phrases Notecards at POST

$50

Attention dog lovers and/or card givers and/or both!

Join us for this fun screen printing workshop which combines the best things in life: dogs and screen printing. We'll have some wine and snacks too so you know it truly will be the perfect afternoon!

During this 3 hour make & take workshop, you will choose from a selection of Melissa's dog drawings, such as greyhound, poodle, grumpy pug, and dancing beagles. You'll combine the dog images with fun phrases and background patterns to create your own unique set of notecards. Melissa will guide you as you screen print the imagery in ink colors of your choosing. There will be endless combinations and color palettes!

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Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST
Jul
14
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!

SOLD OUT — MORE DATES BELOW

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Screen Printed Greeting Cards at POST
Jul
20
2:00 PM14:00

Screen Printed Greeting Cards at POST

$45

Learn about screen printing and make a unique set of greeting cards!

During this 3 hour workshop, I 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 a set of cards. Layers of patterns, fun graphics, and messages will be prepared in advance. All you need to do is show up, get creative and have fun!

Everyone will take home an edition of 12 freshly printed, ready to send cards/envelopes.

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Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST
Aug
3
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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Screen Printed Greeting Cards at POST
Aug
10
2:00 PM14:00

Screen Printed Greeting Cards at POST

$45

Learn about screen printing and make a unique set of greeting cards!

During this 3 hour workshop, I 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 a set of cards. Layers of patterns, fun graphics, and messages will be prepared in advance. All you need to do is show up, get creative and have fun!

Everyone will take home an edition of 12 freshly printed, ready to send cards/envelopes.

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Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST
Aug
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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Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST
Sep
22
12:00 PM12:00

Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST

$110

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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Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST
Jun
2
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!

SOLD OUT — MORE DATES BELOW

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Screen Printing: Colorful Notecards at Handmade Toledo
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Screen Printing: Colorful Notecards at Handmade Toledo

$45.00

Learn about screen printing and go home with 12 notecards you made yourself in this intro level screen printing workshop! Layer patterns and colors as you choose to create your own unique designs. In this 3-hour workshop, Melissa Dettloff will guide you as you move from station to station, layering patterns and images to create your cards. Images will be prepared ahead of time, so you can focus on the fun part: printing!

All materials will be provided, including 12 notecards with envelopes. No experience necessary.

Students aged 14+ are welcome. Please note that due to the nature of screen printing, we will be standing for much of the class.

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Making Multiples: Screen Printing & Book-Making for the Art Room
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Making Multiples: Screen Printing & Book-Making for the Art Room

At the Detroit Institute of Arts

Art teachers will learn alternative, non-darkroom methods to make screens for screen printing while making an edition of small books. Students will explore a simple book-making method that can be applied to many projects, especially when there is a need to make multiples (editions, zines, etc). Students will work in small groups to create screen printed work both individually and collaboratively.

Outcomes:

  • Learn about alternative screen printing equipment, process, and techniques

  • Leave with project ideas for making books and multiples in the classroom

  • Create printed work individually and collaboratively through one project

  • Learn more about screen printing techniques and screen printing’s role in art history through a short discussion in the “From Camelot to Kent State: Pop Art, 1960-1975” exhibit

4 SCECHs available.

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Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST
Apr
7
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!

SOLD OUT — More sessions available (see below)

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Screen Printed Greeting Cards at POST
Apr
6
10:30 AM10:30

Screen Printed Greeting Cards at POST

$45

Learn about screen printing and make a unique set of greeting cards!

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 a set of cards. Layers of patterns, fun graphics, and messages will be prepared in advance. All you need to do is show up, get creative and have fun!

Everyone will take home an edition of 12 freshly printed, ready to send cards/envelopes.

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Screen Printed Dogs & Phrases Notecards at POST
Mar
23
10:00 AM10:00

Screen Printed Dogs & Phrases Notecards at POST

$50

Attention dog lovers and/or card givers and/or both!

Join us for this fun screen printing workshop which combines the best things in life: dogs and screen printing. We'll have some wine and snacks too so you know it truly will be the perfect afternoon!

During this 3 hour make & take workshop, you will choose from a selection of Melissa's dog drawings, such as greyhound, poodle, grumpy pug, and dancing beagles. You'll combine the dog images with fun phrases and background patterns to create your own unique set of notecards. Melissa will guide you as you screen print the imagery in ink colors of your choosing. There will be endless combinations and color palettes!

SOLD OUT — Another one scheduled for July 13 (see below)

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VLNTNSDYMRKT
Feb
10
12:00 PM12:00

VLNTNSDYMRKT

$1 admission

I’ll be vending at this event with unique/new things I haven’t sold before. I’ll also be running a short valentine printing session with Clare Fox on the POST stage.

Handmade Detroit, the makers behind Detroit Urban Craft Fair, are proud to present VLNTNSDYMRKT at the Majestic Theatre on Sunday, February 10th 12-5pm!

VLNTNSDYMRKT will feature a 30+ vendor market for shopping, make & take stations, surprise features, giveaways and master-craftster tutorials to warm shoppers hearts in the chilly Motor City. Just $1 admission at the door for those just wanting to shop, and $10 for wristband admission to join in on all the crafting fun!

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Screen Printed Valentines at POST
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Screen Printed Valentines at POST

$45

Hey lovers! Want a fun date night? Maybe you want to make some special cards for your secret crushes? Or maybe you think Valentine's Day is stupid and you want to avoid the corporate made-up holiday all together. Cool. If you like fun, getting crafty, and would like to print cards with us - this is the evening you've been waiting for!

During this 3 hour make & take workshop, Clare and Melissa will teach you how to screen print while you create a set of unique, colorful cards. Backgrounds, phrases, vintage graphics, and an array of colorful inks will be prepared in advance. Your cards can be Valentine's Day or not. We'll have plenty of options for more general greeting cards too. 

Everyone will take home an edition of 12 freshly printed, ready to send cards/envelopes!

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Screen Printed Pet Portraits at POST
Feb
2
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!

SOLD OUT

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Screen Printed Pocket Notebooks at POST
Jan
17
6:00 PM18:00

Screen Printed Pocket Notebooks at POST

$45

Want to get your thoughts and lists organized this year? Curious about screen printing? We can tackle both in this workshop!

During this 2-hour make & take workshop, Melissa will guide you as you screen print colors and patterns onto heavy 140# paper to create the notebook covers. Paper for 32 blank inside pages will also be provided, and you will assemble your notebooks using a scoring board, a long reach stapler, and a rainbow-selection of colored staples. Artwork perfect for layering will be prepared on screens for you, and you'll get to choose what colors to print and what imagery to put together, so your set of notebooks will be unique and fully customized.

You will create a set of 6 blank pocket notebooks perfect for keeping your ideas, lists, sketches — anything you write down.

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Screen Printed Pocket Notebooks at POST
Dec
15
3:00 PM15:00

Screen Printed Pocket Notebooks at POST

$45

Need a few simple, last minute gifts for the holidays? Curious about screen printing? We'll tackle both in this workshop!

During this 2-hour make & take workshop, Melissa will guide you as you screen print colors and patterns onto heavy 140# paper to create the notebook covers. Paper for 32 blank inside pages will also be provided, and you will assemble your notebooks using a long reach stapler and a rainbow-selection of colored staples. Artwork perfect for layering will be prepared on screens for you, and you'll get to choose what colors to print and what imagery to put together, so your set of notebooks will be unique and fully customized.

You will create a set of 6 blank pocket notebooks perfect for gift giving - or keeping for yourself!

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WeWork Holiday Happening
Dec
11
4:00 PM16:00

WeWork Holiday Happening

Let's do holiday shopping different this year. Instead of generic mall gifts and in-store panic attacks, treat yourself to live music, free cocktails, cozy snacks, fun giveaways, and more, all while shopping unique gifts directly from the WeWork community.

19 Clifford St, Detroit

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Screen Printed Holiday Cards at POST
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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Tiny Expo
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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Detroit Urban Craft Fair
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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Screen Printed Holiday Cards at POST
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
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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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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