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Introduction to Screen Printing

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side

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$85 2 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
Room: S370,3rd Fl, S Bldg
Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Phillip Sachs

What you'll learn in this screen printing class:

Want to learn the process of silkscreen printing?

Join artist Philip Sachs for an in-depth evening to learn all of the steps involved in the screen-printing process from design conception to finished product. During the process, each participant will get to spend time our studios printing! You’ll get to choose from a selection of designs to print on tote bags to take home. 

All supplies included totes and paper provided. Students may bring extra totes, shirts, fabric or anything else you’d like to print on.

Please have the following supplies for the first day of class:
  • Copper plate (size of your choice, 8x10 max) OR
  • Plexiglass plate (cheaper alternative but won’t ink up as well as copper)
    • Various oil paint brushes for mark making
    • Nori paste (2oz at least)
    • Denatured alcohol
    • Old tee shirts to cut up and use as rags
    • Small brush for spreading rice paste adhesive (at least 1” wide)
    • Masking tape or painter’s blue tape
    • Pencil
    • X-acto knife
    • Ruler
    • Sheet of clear acetate for registration (must be AT LEAST 3 inches wider than your copper
    plate on each side)
    • Apron or over shirt to protect your clothing from stain
    • Printmaking medium weight paper (Rives BFK, Arches, Somerset, Hannemuhler recommended), at least 2-3 large sheets
    • Japanese paper for chine colle (kozo, hosho, or mulberry work well). 

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Refund Policy
Refund Policies:

92nd Street Y is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing refunds for programs missed as a result of illness, emergencies or other events beyond our control.

There are no refunds for outings, classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester.

If you are unable to attend, you may contact Customer Service prior to the first date for a receipt that enables you to claim your contribution as a tax-deductible gift.

Unless otherwise noted in program description, the following schedule applies to programs which meet three times or more per semester:
  • To receive a 100% refund, written request must be received 2 weeks prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 75% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the first session.
  • To receive a 50% refund, written request must be received at least one day prior to the second session.
  • After that, refunds cannot be granted.
All refund requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service. Refunds are computed from the date written notice is received.

To receive a refund, you must enclose the original of your confirmation letter.

Please allow three to four weeks for processing of your refund request. Processing fees, membership fees, auditions fees and class or exercise cards are not refundable. No cash refunds.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Phillip Sachs 1 $85

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Question from Aigail
My husband and I are trying to sign up for this class, but the ad is very misleading. It says, all supplies included in the price, but yet still there is a list of things to buy. Please explain. Thank you
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! All supplies including totes and paper are provided. We have removed the supply list link on the class description. Thanks!

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