Textile-Tech Screen Printing Class
This intensive two day screen printing workshop offers a broad range of information and hands-on printing experience. This training is great for the beginner. We offer this class monthly at our St. Louis Facility, and by appointment in Atlanta.
Each student gets to print in this hands-on, two-day workshop offering practical printing experience and a broad range of information for textile printers, and is designed to teach you everything you need to know to start printing great looking t-shirts. Students will take home Lawson's "Garment Printing made Easy" workbook, and shop setup suggestions.
Each class takes place over a Friday and Saturday from 9am - 5pm. We provide donuts and coffee in the morning, and lunch each day. We limit the class size to just 12 students to ensure each participant gets ample printing time and personal attention.
Covered In This Course
Some of the topics covered will include:
- Guidelines for T-shirt design and separation
- Screen mesh selection and stretching
- Capillary film and direct emulsion coating
- Exposure calculation
- Ink preparation and mixing for different colored shirts
- Dryer and press settings
- Press setup & registration
- Production and shop setup techniques
- Equipment maintenance
- Screen and ink cleanup
- Remove stencil from mesh
- General troubleshooting
- Extensive Q & A's
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