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Screen Printing 101 Academy Class

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May 19 - 20, 2023

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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.

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Class Size

We will be keeping the class size to a maximum of 12 people, so you will have more one-on-one time with the instructor.


McLogan Supply

2010 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Meet Your Instructor

Jesse Reid

Screen Printing, Signage, and Digital Expert

"Pull don't push"

Class Outline

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.

Screen Preparation

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.

Production Tracking

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.

Class Special

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.

Shirt Sizes

Please specify desired shirt size in the comment box at checkout. If no comment is left, we will supply either Large or XL shirts.

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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

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