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Upcoming Screenprinting Workshop!

February 15, 2017 Andy MacDougall

There are still a few spots in our March Workshop!  The workshop runs from Saturday March 4 - Sunday March 5 from 9am to 5pm each day. This workshop is open to anyone interested and is intended for beginners. The cost of the workshop is $300 (plus GST) for the entire weekend and includes all materials and the book, "Screenprinting Today, The Basics" To sign up, send us an email at workshops@wachiay.com or give us a call at 250-338-7793 ext. 263. If you are in the neighborhood, drop by the studio at 1625 McPhee Ave, Courtenay, BC. For more information check out our Facebook...


Weekend Screenprinting Workshops!

January 26, 2017 Andy MacDougall

Our new schedule for weekend beginner screenprinting workshops is out. Come and join us for a weekend and learn all about the art of screenprinting.  Every month or so we host a small group of people for an 'Intro to Screenprinting' course at Wachiay Studio on Vancouver Island. The course takes place on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30am-5:00pm.  Areas We Will Cover: Art and Film prep Screens – mesh, emulsion, exposure, reclaiming Inks -mixing, thinning, additives Make Ready and Registration Printing Techniques on various materials using different textile and graphic presses On the first day, participants will go through a...


Christmas is coming - shop online or in person.

September 01, 2015 Andy MacDougall

We have lots of great gift ideas, including shirts and hoodies, bags, plus chocolates and teas from Aqsaak foods. If you are in Courtenay, drop by Wachiay Friendship Centre Mon - Fri. during business hours.Featuring designs by One Tribe artists, Andy Everson 'Idle No More' and 'NO Pipelines'.


Store will be open shortly....meanwhile.....Atmosphere

August 13, 2015 Andy MacDougall

Just starting to get the website operating, and hopefully the store will be open soon. If you want to get a shirt, come to Atmosphere in Cumberland this weekend.  Wachiay studio open house as part of the 20 year anniversary of Wachiay Friendship Centre this Monday 17th, opening ceremony at noon.