Do you teach (or plan to teach) screen printing in your high school, Vo-Tech, CTE (Career Technical Education) school or in your screen printing shop?
American Screen Printing Association (ASPA) has developed a set of lesson plans that will simplify the teaching of screen printing in your school or training facility.
Learn the skills you need to become a professional screen printer.
The Diploma in Screen Printing Course offered by American Screen Printing Association is the first of its kind for screen printing training--a totally online training course.
You can learn at your own pace in your home or print shop when it is convenient for you. All you need is a computer with internet access--no screen printing equipment is necessary.
The course is packed with information to help you learn and understand the essentials of t-shirt screen printing. It is ideal training if you want to obtain a complete understanding of the concepts and practices of screen printing. With qualified screen printers in demand, this course could greatly enhance your job prospects.
Learn more about ASPA Institute: What's Included? | How it Works | Benefits of ASPA Training
Attention: T-Shirt Screen Printers
Do you offer multi-color and multiple location screen printing on t-shirts and other apparel? Would you like to be able to give your customers accurate and consistent price quotes in just a few seconds? Then you need the ASPA Screen Printing Price Calculator! Only $29.99!
The ASPA Screen Printing Price Calculator will save you a lot of time when calculating multi-color and multi-location screen print jobs. And if you offer an extra charge for rush service, the price calculator will instantly give you the additional cost of rush charges. No more doing a dozen calculations to come up with a price or having to guess at a price. The Screen Printing Price Calculator will give you a consistent price quote every time--with just a few clicks.
ASPA Art Division has created a series of easy to customize Art Templates that can be used by T-shirt printers, sign makers and ad specialty firms for just $39. Design software included!
If you have ever used custom art templates, you know that there are only a certain number of starting design layouts and themes. We created our templates with that idea in mind.
The designs are shown below...
You need customers.
Here's how to get them...
One of toughest things about running a successful t-shirt printing business can be finding customers. This is especially true if you are a new start-up and have no experience running a business. Even though you may have mastered the technical aspects of apparel printing and can print great designs, customers will not come to you by magic. Putting up a website and/or a Facebook page is useful but will not be enough for most printers to get their business on a growth track.
It's well established that many t-shirt printing businesses fail after just a short time because they do not have enough customers to keep their business going. Buy this Ebooklet for only $4.99 and start getting new customers now!
The E-Z Expose. Build it yourself and save. Safe, simple, and affordable.
An easy to build and use exposure unit for making high quality stencils for screen printing.
For only $9.99, purchase and download our “Build Your Own Exposure Unit Plans” Ebook in pdf format. Includes two free BONUS Ebooks to help you burn screens!
Setting prices is one of the most sought after pieces of information by t-shirt screen printers. Setting accurate, fair pricing can make or break a business.
You don't want to price your goods too high and not get business, but on the other hand you want to make a profit to stay in business and grow. If you think that just setting your prices lower than your competition will get you work, you may be right. But will you make a profit on the job AND make enough to keep your business running? Think again...
There is a logical and methodical way for setting prices. We can show you how...
P.S. Check out the ASPA Screen Printing Price Calculator. It will give you multi-color and multiple location price quotes fast!
If you're building your own exposure unit, the key component is the light source. As LED lights are becoming the lighting standard in the USA, we found and tested some LED lights that will work well for exposing screens for screen printing.
In our report 'The Best LED Lights for Exposure Units', we identify two popular LED lights that can be easily sourced. Our report is complete with photos, specifications, and 'how to use' details. The brand names, model numbers and where to buy them is included in our report.
Our report is a 'how-to' PDF ebooklet and is sold as a download.
Order 'The Best LED Lights for Exposure Units' PDF booklet. Only $2.99.
(Your download link will be sent to you by email. Please allow up to 12 hours (usually less) to receive it.
If you have built your own exposure unit, you have most likely discovered that holding a screen firmly against the glass and the film positive during the exposure process can be a problem.
Each screen burning session often becomes a trial and error process that produces inconsistent results. What you need is a device that will work effectively each and every time you burn a screen. There is a simple solution to this problem. In the ASPA Screen Hold-Down "how-to" tutorial, we show how to make an effective, low cost screen hold-down that works perfectly each time you burn a screen. Get the complete plans, only $4.99.