Welcome to RBY’s silk screen printing class, where you will learn the basic fundamentals of silk screen printing. This class is designed for beginners who want to learn how to silk screen print, or for those who want to improve their existing skills.
The class is held on Saturdays and Sundays, from 9am to 4pm. The class is priced at $199 soley for this event and will increase afterwards. We offer 4 classes per month, so you can choose the date that works best for you.
During the class, you will learn about the most common mesh counts and how to create a basic film positive. You will also learn about the proper use of adhesive and how to coat a screen by hand with a scoop coater.
We will teach you how to easily tape film positives and expose screens, as well as the proper procedure to wash out and develop screens. You will also learn how to properly – and quickly – register a multi-color spot printing job on a manual press. As an added bonus you will. also learn bacis operation of a Automatic press.
We will cover the basics of controlling squeegee angle, pressure and speed to get the results you need, and give you plenty of time to print, print, print! You will also learn how to properly cure shirts and test the finished product.
Finally, we will teach you about the chemicals and techniques to make screen cleaning, emulsion removal and degreasing simple to understand.
By the end of the class, you will have the skills and knowledge to create your own silk screen prints at home or in a studio. Join us for a fun and informative day of silk screen printing!