Ryonet Announces July, August Screen Print Experience Classes

June 7, 2018

Ryonet, Vancouver, Wash., is offering screen-printing classes helmed by industry veterans in a real shop.

The two-day sessions will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and lunch will be provided. Beginners will be instructed on the step-by-step screen-printing process, from creating artwork to catching a shirt as it comes off the dryer.

The course will start by discussing prepress and dark-room topics, covering basic artwork and color separations; film-output options; choosing an emulsion and coating a practice screen; using a preregistration template; burning a screen; screen-washout techniques; related software programs and cleanup.

Hands-on printing using plastisol, water-based and specialty inks for spot color, four-color process, simulated process and foil applications also will be covered by the curriculum.

Along with this information and a Ryonet screen-printing class book, the admission fee includes a variety of printable shirts, such as tri-blends, 100% cotton and polyester, provided by BELLA + CANVAS, Next Level Apparel, Hanes and JERZEES.

The July and August schedules are as follows:

July 2018
Keller, Texas: July 13-14
Portland, Ore.: July 21-22
San Pedro, Calif.: July 27-28
Farmingdale, N.Y.: July 26-27

August 2018
Naples, Fla.: Aug. 17-18
Los Angeles: Aug. 18-19

The Ryonet Screen Print Experience Class is limited to 20 participants with a $299.99 per-student fee. If three or more spots are purchased by the same company, a discount rate will be offered.

Class dates are subject to change. For the full list click here. — D.S.