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Screen Print Now (One-Day Intensive)

at Shoestring Press - Crown Heights

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$130 1 seat left
Start Date:

Sat, Dec 14, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Location:
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
663 Classon Ave
At Bergen St
Brooklyn, New York 11238
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 13 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this screen printing class:

Designed for both complete newbies as well as artists with some basic knowledge of screen printing who want more practice and instruction, you will learn the essentials of silkscreen printing in a full day of printing. 

All materials are provided. 

Techniques covered include the basic mechanics of printing and registration and working with various methods to construct a screen print: hand-cut stencils and drawing, photo transparencies, and spot color. 

The day will start with a collaborative group project to learn the mechanics of printing, a 2-3 hour lesson in multilayer hand-cut stencils. In the afternoon, each student will work independently on a multi-layer photo-emulsion print of their choosing. 

Students may bring source materials to print transparencies (at no extra cost), or work with hand-drawing, rubylith, or a combination of techniques.

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If you aren't able to attend a course that you've enrolled in, please reach out to us as soon as you know, at the very least 72 hours before the start of the first session of the course, and we can issue you a course credit in the amount of the tuition paid to take a different session. In the event of cancellation within 72 hours of the start of the first session or a no-show, the course fee is forfeit, and we can only issue a course credit at our discretion.

If a course is cancelled or dates are changed by us, you will be entitled to a course credit to enroll in a different section, or a full refund—your choice.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
11:00am - 6:00pm TBD 1 $130

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Question from Breena K.
I want to print a picture from my photos onto a piece of sheer material for a curtain. Is this possible?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Breena! The class limit students to working on 12.5x19 material. Printing a curtain is going to be way beyond the scope of this class or the physical skill a student can hope to acquire with 6 hours of instruction. Thank you.
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Question from veronica
Howdy.. What type of inks do you use, teach or expose students in this class?
Answer from Madeleine B. Verified Educator
We are acrylic, water-based, shop. Students attending Screenprint Now! use these same inks in the course.
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Question from Paula B.
Hello, any idea if other later dates will be added to this course? I am not able to attend either of the ones available, but really would like to take this course. Thanks!
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Paula! As of this time, the dates posted here are the ones we have available. You may save the class to your wish list so you'll receive an email when we update this page with dates. Hope this helps!
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Question from Paula B.
Hello, do students get to learn how to make their own screens for printing at home? Thanks!
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Paula! Yes, the material students learn can easily be translated into working from home. However, not all parts of the screen printing process translate easily into a home printing environment. Students also make their own screens for the class, but they do not get to take them home. Shoestring Press can also advise students on what they would need for an effective home printing set-up.
Answer from Paula B.
Thanks! That’ll do. Will wait for a new schedule to sign up.
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Question from Rochelle S.
When is your next screen printing class?
Answer from Rochelle S. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
The next available schedules are on April 20, 2019, and May 18, 2019.
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Question from Bridget J.
Hello Lane, We've chatted recently. Hope that you are well. Do you have a proposed date for the above in October? I'd be interested if it was over the 13 / 14 th October. Many thanks Bridget
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there, Bridget! We don't have the schedule for October yet, but you may save this class to your wish list so you'd be notified when the new schedule is up on our website. Hope this answers your question.
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Reviews of Classes at Shoestring Press (87)

(87 Reviews)
Screen Print Now (One-Day Intensive)
Reviewed by Christopher D. on 1/27/2019
Best experience EVER!!
Screen Print Now (One-Day Intensive)
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/14/2018
A wonderful day. Learnt loads about screen printing on paper. Thank you !!
Screen Print Now (One-Day Intensive)
Reviewed by Diana E. on 7/14/2018
Great class. Lane and Carolyn are great teachers! Will definitely take another class at Shoestring Press
Screen Print Now (One-Day Intensive)
Reviewed by Anonymous on 4/16/2018
Very informal and friendly! I left this class feeling like I'm ready to start doing basic printing on my own!
Screen Print Now (One-Day Intensive)
Reviewed by Joy S. on 3/18/2018
This class was AWESOME. The instructors were super clear and knowledgeable. If you’re comparing beginner screen printing classes out there, this is definitely the one to pick!
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