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Screen Printing Basics: Image Prep

DESCRIPTION
Preparing your design for screen printing can be done in a variety of ways, but where to even start?! Come learn the steps and principles that assist the screen preparation process leading to an accurate, clean and registered final print. Digital and analog techniques are addressed in terms of how to adjust the photo-reactive exposure process including line thickness, opacity, and half-tones. CYMK, a photorealistic screen printing technique, is also introduced.

TOOLS USED
Paintbrushes
Pens
Adobe CS
Stretched screen

SKILLS LEARNED
Image preparation using Adobe software, hand-drawn techniques, cut paper, and found objects.

MATERIALS
All materials will be provided, including paper, various drawing tools and found objects. Image prep will folcus on using Adobe software (Photoshop and Illustrator), hand-drawing techniques, cut paper, and found objects.

PREREQUISITES
While not required, we encourage you to take Intro to Print Shop first. Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop are important, too; check out class listings for Photoshop Basics and Illustrator Basics.

A NOTE ABOUT CLASS SIZE
Classes are limited to 4 students to ensure lots of hands-on time with the tools and personal attention from the instructor. If the class is sold out but you’re still interested in this particular class, we can add your name to a waitlist and will contact you if a ticket becomes available. Email classes@adxportland.com for more information.

Start:
June 14, 2017 6:00 PM
End:
June 14, 2017 9:00 PM
Location:
ADX Portland
417 SE 11th Avenue
Portland OR United States
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Organization:
ADX Portland
Email:
classes@adxportland.com
Telephone:
(503) 915-4243
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