TRAINING CLASSES

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced professional, outperforming your competition hinges on improving your quality, reducing your costs, and keeping your repeat customers while attracting new ones.
 

Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Classes on Art Preparation Screen Printing and Marketing
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Classes on Art Preparation Screen Printing and Marketing
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Classes on Art Preparation Screen Printing and Marketing
Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Classes on Art Preparation Screen Printing and Marketing
 
 

STEPS TO SUCCESS

 

STEP 1 - BASICS OF ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

This entry-level class covers the basics of Adobe Illustrator and is ideal for those with very little experience using this software. We will review tools, windows and basic functions.

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Duration:
One day

Skill level:
Beginner

STEP 2 - VECTOR ART FOR BEGINNERS

This class will teach students how to use Adobe Illustrator when working with client-supplied artwork, creating designs from scratch, performing manual color separations and proper transparency printing. A basic understanding of Illustrator is needed before attending this class.

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Duration:
One day

Skill level:
Beginner

This class will help you understand the basics of screen printing — from film positives to screen preparation to printing shirts.

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Duration:
½ day

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

STEP 4 - 3-DAY HANDS-ON TRAINING

Our intensive three day hands-on training program is a well-rounded class for both newcomers to the industry and experienced screen printers who need more technical training.

Note: This class includes Step 3 - Intro to Screen Printing

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Duration:
3 days

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

 
 
 

COMPLETE TRAINING PROGRAMS

 
 

In four days, you will experience the entire screen printing process from beginning to end, with detailed training on each step from prepress through reclaiming. In addition to the fundamentals of screen printing, you will learn shortcuts and techniques that will save time, money and improve results, giving your screen-printing enterprise an edge over the competition.

If you do not have a working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, please take the Five Day Screen Printing A-Z class.

This class can be taken as a complete course or as individual classes. The following classes are included:

 

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This course covers all aspects of the screen printing process from start to finish, beginning with the basics of Adobe Illustrator, for those with no previous working knowledge of this program. It then follows with step-by-step detailed instruction on every phase of the screen-printing process from artwork to screen prep, printing, curing and finally to cleaning and reclaiming.

This class can be taken as a complete course or as individual classes. The following classes are included:

 

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SPECIAL SEMINARS

 

ADVANCED ART SEMINAR - TWO DAYS

If you are a graphics professional or heavily involved in the art-to-positive graphics process, this full day art production workshop was designed for you.

Duration:
Two days

Skill level:
Intermediate through advanced

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DISCHARGE PRINTING SEMINAR - ONE DAY

This session will cover points of interest on how to get a bigger bang for your buck from your customers using discharge ink products.

Duration:
One day

Skill level:
Intermediate through advanced

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DYNAMIC SIMULATED PROCESS PRINTING ON DARK GARMENTS - ONE DAY

This informative session will help you understand the principles of designing for and screen printing on dark garments, including special print techniques to increase productivity.

Duration:
One day

Skill level:
Intermediate through advanced

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PERFORMANCE FABRIC AND SPECIAL
EFFECTS WORKSHOP - TWO DAYS

When they were 100% polyester, no one wanted them. Now they are called Performance Fabrics and everyone is being asked to print them, but many printers are uncertain about what to use and how to handle them.

Duration:
Two days

Skill level:
Beginner through advanced

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ON-SITE TRAINING

 

CUSTOM ON-SITE SETUP AND TRAINING - THREE TO FIVE DAYS

Customized three to five-day onsite training for your shop with complete equipment installation and total technical instruction in a casual presentation to you and your staff.

No equipment purchase is necessary, however classes can be purchased with complete shops. Onsite classes are customized for your needs, which can include:

  • Installation of new equipment
  • Staff training
  • Advanced techniques
  • Production efficiency improvement

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VASTEX UNIVERSITY
Screen Printing A to Z

Screen Printing A to Z