Beginning Silk Screen Printing

Regular Price: 
Membership Price: 
Adults (16+)
Event Instructor: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to Monday, December 11, 2017 - 8:00pm

This dynamic five-week class is the perfect introduction and further discovery into the world of screen-printing! Learn the fundamentals of screening on paper and fabric. After this class students will have the proficiency and confidence to coat and expose screens, register their artwork and print to their satisfaction, all while leaving with vibrant prints.

Class Dates:

  • Monday, November 6th
  • Monday, November 13th
  • Monday, November 27th
  • Monday, December 4th
  • Monday, December 11th


Beginning Screen Printing  : An intro class on screen printing. A look at the different ways to bring an idea to life, and repeat it!

Class 1:

Intro to screen printing.

History:  The process, and how it works.

Finding imagery– sketchbook - public domain - royalty free

Different types of screen printing (stencil, block out, drawing fluid, photo emulsion)

Print shop tour

Class 2:

Proper care of  screens and tools. Printing mechanics.

Stencil & drawing fluid printing.

Class 3:

Intro to photo emulsion. Outputting transparencies, coating screens, exposing.

Class 4:

Printing with exposed screens. Set up and tear down on 4 head press.

Class 5:

Multi color printing techniques.  Multi color on paper vs. tshirts.

Setting up proper registration.

Materials list will be handed out during the first class.



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