GSG, a distributor of equipment and supplies for decorating apparel and creating graphics and signage, offers regular monthly classes at its five regional locations. Here’s a look at the schedule for October.
Thursday, October 9 – Friday, Oct. 10 Car Wrap Oklahoma City, OK
Get started in the profitable vehicle wrap market with this two-day class taught by Jeff Wagner, a 3M-certified installer. Topics include design, choosing materials, and surface prep. Day two includes a full-wrap install.
Friday, October 10 Intro to Screen Printing, Dallas, TX
If you are starting up or adding apparel screen printing to your business, this class walks attendees through the process step-by-step. Using a combination of lecture and hands-on training, the instructor covers film options, screen making, inks, press setup and registration, printing techniques, and trouble-shooting.
Thursday, October 16 Intro to Embroidery, Dallas, TX
Learn successful embroidery techniques on a wide range of fabrics and materials as well as how to select the proper stabilizer, needle, and hoop.
Friday, October 17 Advanced Embroidery, Dallas, TX
Learn how to digitize your own embroidery designs in this one-day class. In addition to learning stitch types, artwork requirements, and how to create production-friendly designs, the class also covers appliqué and three-dimensional foam.
Friday, October 17 Digital Preventative Maintenance, Baton Rouge, LA
Roland-trained instructors teach the proper daily cleaning methods for any large-format or inkjet printer. Also included is how to diagnose problems and make repairs as well as how to replace consumable parts.
Friday, October 24 Alternative Lighting Tulsa, OK
Learn about new ways to light up sign cabinets in this come-and-go event, which is held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It covers LED fluorescent lightning options from a variety of major manufacturers including Principal LED, SloanLED, US LED, Voltarc, and ZLight. Solutions will be discussed for interior, exterior, double-sided lighting and more.