Class Offerings

 
 
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T-SHIRT PRINTING

This is a basic intro class that covers how to screen print on to textile (fabric) for a one color design.  The class takes between 1.5hrs - 2hrs hours.  Class also includes ink (for provided class prints), one small/medium screen exposure, and one acetate print out - up to 11" x 17".  You will print your design on various fabrics to get acquainted with the screen printing process on many different surfaces.  Also includes a tee shirt or tote bag to print your design on.

This screen printing class certifies you to use the Grease Diner studio in the future during open studio times (call for open studio availability, and make a appointment to print )
Open Studio times are usually available during normal business hours Tuesday though Saturday 11AM - 5PM.


FINE ART PRINTING

This class is specifically for artists who are trying to make prints on paper. We will guide you through the process of printing your artwork, and registration.  The class takes between 1.5hrs - 2hrs hours.  Class also includes ink (for provided class prints), one small/medium screen exposure, and one acetate print out - up to 11" x 17".  You will print your design on various poster paper to get acquainted with the screen printing process . The class includes various color poster paper to print your art work on.

This screen printing class certifies you to use the Grease Diner studio in the future during open studio times (call for open studio availability, and make a appointment to print )
Open Studio times are usually available during normal business hours Tuesday though Saturday.

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2-COLOR T-SHIRT PRINTING

This class is similar to the tee-shirt printing class, but double: double the materials and double the amount of class time (4hrs).  You will be printing a 2-color image onto a t-shirt as well as various fabrics and paper of your choice.  Your image should be prepared prior to the class - pdf, illustrator, or hand-drawn images are great.  Images can be up to 12" x 16."  This class is good if you want to learn how to register screens using a 4-color press.

This screen printing class certifies you to use the Grease Diner studio in the future during open studio times (call for open studio availability, and make a appointment to print )
Open Studio times are usually available during normal business hours Tuesday though Saturday.


KIDS CLASS

Children between the ages of 9 and 17 can be registered for a class to learn the basics of screen printing. They'll get an opportunity to print on a variety of fabrics and paper, as well as a tee-shirt. It’s best for kids to come with an image that they want to print, such as a drawing or a digital image, although, we do have stock images that they can choose from.

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We require you to register for classes / payment in advance at the time of registration. Classes can be rescheduled with at least 24 hour notice without a penalty, a non-refundable fee of $25 will be applied if cancelation is made anytime after the 24hr grace period.  Any class larger than four people is a group class. For larger classes and groups, please refer to our Class Description Page for general info and contact us for large group & party pricing.

This screen printing class certifies you to use the Grease Diner studio in the future during open studio times (call for open studio availability, and make a appointment to print). Open Studio times are usually available during normal business hours Tuesday though Saturday. Check out our FAQ page for more info.

There is no class calendar, please call or email to schedule an appointment.  


FAQ

CAN I JUST SHOW UP?

No, please contact us to schedule a time to use the studio. Our normal hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11am-5pm. We need to know when you are coming in to make sure we have time and space for you so make sure to call or email us in advance. 

 

DO I NEED TO BRING AN IMAGE?

Yes, bring an image you'd like to print. Images need to be properly formatted for screen printing. The image file types can be psd,jpeg,pdf,Ai,png,bmp, and the files size should be 300dpi.  

 

CAN I PRINT ON PAPER?

Yes. You can print on almost anything!

 

CAN I BRING MY OWN SCREEN AND USE YOUR FACILITY TO PRINT?

You can bring your own screen, purchase a screen, or rent one from us.

 

CAN I EXPOSE MY OWN SCREENS?

No, but if you would like to have your image exposed on your own screen, we require that you drop off your CLEAN screen at least a day in advance. We might be able to reclaim your screen, depending on the emulsion and condition of the screen. We also can sell you a new screen in various mesh counts and sizes or re-stretch your screen(s). 

 

HOW MANY SHIRTS/ITEMS CAN I PRINT?

You are charged by the hour - not the quantity, you can print as many as you'd like. Printing must end at 4:45 


GOT MORE QUESTIONS?

Call us at (510) 379-0190 or contact us at thegreasediner@gmail.com today!