Date(s) - Saturday, November 18, 2023 - Sunday, November 19, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 am
SCREEN PRINTING BEGINNERS’ CLASS:
AREA OVERVIEW, EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATION, INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE
**PLEASE READ CLASS DETAILS CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING**
Screen Printing Beginners’ Class includes everything in Screen Printing Orientation plus participants will gain hands-on experience with the entire printing process. We will prep artwork, create positives and print on paper and fabric. The goal of the class is for you to gain confidence experimenting and printing your own projects.
6 hours (3 days, 2 hrs/day)
9am to 11am
Sat. Nov. 18, Sun. Nov. 19 and Sunday Dec. 3
(The cost includes the use of Screen Printing Area consumables, ink, paper, and three organic cotton drawstring bags or dish cloths.)
Please contact instructor 48 hours before beginning of 3 day series of classes for a full-refund. If you will miss a single day, please contact instructor 48 hours before the missed class.
16 and older
Min of 2 students, max of 3 students.
SAFETY, WHAT TO WEAR
You may want to bring eye protection, gloves, earplugs and/or protective earmuffs. Please wear clothing that you don’t mind getting stained.
WHAT TO BRING
If you wish to print on T-shirts, paper, or fabric that is not provided, please bring your own materials to the class.
1. Overview of equipment and supplies
2. Screen check-out and area reservations
3. Area rules and etiquette
4. Area opportunities
INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE
1. How to prepare artwork for printing
2. Supplies needed
3. Creating positives
4. Applying emulsion
5. Exposing screens and rinsing exposed screen
6. Printing and registering on table press
7. Printing and registering on 4-station press
8. Heat setting fabric
9. Reclaiming screens
1. Exposure Unit (yellow tool)
2. Flash Unit (red tool)
It would be nice to learn a bit about everyone and their Bodgery and screen printing interests. If you have any samples of previous screen printing projects or artwork that you’d like to screen print, please feel free to bring them along to share with the group.
Slack: @Lynn Coakley or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Class will take place in the Screen printing area.
This event is fully booked.