GSG Offers Educational Classes in August

Sessions cover screen printing, embroidery, vehicle wraps, alternative lighting, and more.

GSG, the distributor of equipment and supplies for decorating apparel and creating graphics and signage, will offer a slate of classes at its five regional locations in the month of August.

Car Wraps, Houston, Texas: How to get started in the vehicle-wrap market, a 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. Thursday, August 7 - Friday, August 8

Intro to Embroidery, Tulsa, Oklahoma: Learn successful embroidery techniques on a wide range of fabrics and materials; plus, how to select the proper stabilizer, needle, and hoop. Thursday, August 14.

Advanced Embroidery, Tulsa: A one-day class on how to digitize embroidery designs. In addition to learning stitch types, artwork requirements, and how to create production-friendly designs, the class will also cover appliqué and three-dimensional foam. Friday, August 15.

Intro to Screen Printing, Baton Rouge, Lousiana: This class is designed to walk 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. Friday, August 15.

Digital Preventative Maintenance, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Roland-trained instructors teach the proper daily cleaning methods for any large-format or inkjet printer. Also included: How to diagnose problems and make repairs, and how to replace consumable parts. Friday, August 15.

Alternative Lighting, Oklahoma City: Users will learn about new ways to light up sign cabinets. The session covers LED fluorescent lightning options from a variety of major manufacturers including Principal LED, Sloan LED, USLED, Voltarc, and ZLight. Solutions will be discussed for interior, exterior, double-sided lighting, and more. Friday, August 22, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


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