Screen Printing 101 Academy Class
May 19 - 20, 2023
June 16 - 17, 2023
July 14 - 15, 2023
HELPING PRINTERS SINCE 1922
Get started where the pros got started. McLogan Supply has been teaching and starting companies in the screen printing business since 1922. We are now offering a two-day class that will get you started in the screen printing business. The class will teach everything from exposing screens to the business side of screen printing. When you have completed the academy you will be ready to open a business or start your own T-shirt company.
Meet Your Instructor
Screen Printing, Signage, and Digital Expert
"Pull don't push"
Introduction to Art
Vector art with Photoshop, Jpeg, tiff, and bmp, spot color, separations, 4 color process, and assorted graphic programs.
Films and Output
Why an ink jet printer? Inkjet RIP, plotters, density req.
Frame & mesh selection, pre-stretched wood versus aluminum, and pre-production paperwork.
Setting up a Screen Room
Racks, lighting, dehumidifiers and environment.
Pre-Press & Darkroom
Degreasing, emulsions, coating, drying, exposure and block-out.
Setting Up a Job & Printing
Print order, registration, strike-offs and printing techniques. Flash temperatures, final cure parameters and testing.
Final counts, cleaning garments, misprints and filling out production reports for job repeatability and consistency.
Breaking Down a Job
Proper cleaning techniques, washing screens for storage or reclamation, filing screens and inspection of screens.
Additional Tips & Advice
Print placements, Photoshop separation guide, blends, puff ink tricks, curable reducers and assorted short cuts.
Screen Printing as a Business
Tips on the business side of screen printing. Learn how to supplement your income or create your own company through screen printing.
A Wealth of Information
Giving you the opportunity to succeed in your business. There will be plenty of questions and in-depth analysis of each step of the print process.
Special pricing on equipment and supplies will be available to all students attending the two-day class.
Lunch on both days will be provided as well as refreshments during the day by McLogan Supply. No Vegan options.
We look forward to seeing you at the classes!
Cancellation Policy: You can reschedule your class for another date as long as you provide us with 14 DAY notice. I