2022 Event Schedule

COME PRINT WITH US!! We are so excited about this lineup of workshops and can’t wait to share these inky adventures with you. 🙂 Check out our website for more information and to register. screentheworldWe are a multidisciplinary team with a rich and diverse background who want to empower anyone, anywhere, to start to screenprint.…

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Mural Call !

Get those creative juices flowing, friends! ☀️ We would like to commission a mural to be designed for our shiny new studio. Have something in mind? Know someone who might? This is a paid opportunity to have your artwork featured as the main attraction in our high-traffic screenprinting shop. Summary We are looking for artwork…

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Updates from Bentwood

We’ve had a busy week but have a few updates. We certainly have some lessons learned… Set up our light table which was frustrating as we couldn’t find the instructions. We finally found it and were able to set it up. It turns out it was basic. We need to pick up some C clamps…

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Incredible ‘halftone’ Art

We stumbled upon some beautiful halftone-style art on the internet that we just had to share. It is not quite halftone since it doesn’t follow a grid, but it does utilize the same effect to insinuate greys. What do you think? and how would you create this kind of art? This first image is art…

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Great Software for Dithering

I have just been introducing to photo editing software that has incredible control over dithering. It is open-source and free, called Photodemon- download here (unfortunately, it’s only for Windows). With this program, you can convert a photo to black and white dithering by navigating on the top bar to ‘Adjustments’ -> ‘Monochrome’ and select ‘Color…

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SQUEEGEERAMA: August 20-22

IT’S BACK! Friday, Saturday and Sunday | August 20-21-22 Wachiay Studio on Vancouver Island Squeegeerama is an annual squeegee-fest held at Wachiay Studio. We invite guest artists, to share their ideas and techniques. The studio and staff assist participants to print their projects on a variety of materials (paper, stencil, film, ink, etc supplied), and people…

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Wachiay Studio Mural Call

Closing date: July 31, 2021 Location: Courtenay, BC Summary We are looking for artwork submissions from Indigenous artists that will become a mural painted in the heart of our studio. The artwork should represent the themes of community and empowerment. We believe art has an important role to play in building community, promoting dialogue, and…

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Inspiration Struck

No Pride in Genocide Another emotional week and with the upcoming colonial celebrations upon us, inspiration struck.  Lisa posted her video on Tiktok and had a little viral response.  We uploaded designs onto existing Etsy account and sold out in about 3 hours.  Thank goodness I had stock on hand that I had ordered from…

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