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Screen Printing 101

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Share your ideas with the world through the art of screen printing.

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What You Get

  • 11 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and instructions for screen printing at home
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Get off the computer and get your hands dirty! Graphic designers Stu and Nicky Alden walk you through screen-printing basics in this introductory series. Read the class materials for step-by-step instructions on how to expose screens and create prints at home. For more in-depth guidance and hands-on experience, we suggest attending a local class or workshop after watching the class.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Basics of Screen Printing
Get started as Stu and Nicky go over the basic screen printing process.
2. Designing for Screen Printing
3. Screens
4. Printing on Fabric
5. Printing on Paper
6. Reclaiming Screens
7. Embrace the Charm
8. Art Influences
9. Posters
10. For the Love of Teaching
11. Where It Can Take You

Recommended with this class

  • Paper stencil
  • Transparency
  • Screen

Taught by

Nicky & Stu Alden
Nicky & Stu Alden
Stu and Nicky Alden are the owners of Ink Lounge, a Denver-based screen printing studio. The husband-and-wife team has created posters for many high-profile events including the 2008 Democratic National Convention, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Colorado's 50th Anniversary and the HOW National Design Conference. Most recently, one of their posters was selected to be in the Denver Art Museum's permanent collection.

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