Screen Printing

Intro to Screen Printing

Come learn the unique and exciting art form of screen printing! Use silkscreen frames and water-based ink to create impressions on paper!

Prior to Week One:
Email goes out asking what project folks hope to accomplish during this class, and asking them to brainstorm a few options to choose from. Full copy of the syllabus. Expect to produce at least one edition (size of edition will vary) of a 2 color print.

Some examples include:

  • Small poster
  • Logo
  • Typography (phrase, saying, quote, etc)
  • Graphic

 

These are just a few examples. Our goal is to help you execute your vision within the time and skill constraints of the four week class.

Objective:
To learn the basics of screen printing, such as; overall design, image production, press operation, paper and ink use.

 
  • Get to know your shop. Safety!
  • Identify equipment.
  • Explanation and demonstration of printing process.
  • How do you make images?
  • What is trapping?
  • Practice printing.
  • Q&A (bring questions and we’ll discuss!)
  • Pick up where we left off.
  • Discuss and finalize ideas for your project.
  • Discuss paper and ink color choices. Make choices.
  • Discuss process for preparing artwork for printing.
  • What is a separation?
  • Q&A.
  • Discuss any problems that have arisen and solve.
  • Begin production of your project.
  • How do you burn a screen?
  • Q&A.
  • Finish printing.
  • Q&A.

Details:

  • 4-week course begins first week of each scheduled month
  • Friday evenings from 6-9 pm
  • Materials included
  • Includes 3-month membership

Price:

$175
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Membership Included

Ready to start printing?