GSG, Dallas, 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 2014.
Car Wrap - Oct. 9–10, Oklahoma City, Okla.
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.
Intro to Screen Printing - Oct. 10, Dallas
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.
Intro to Embroidery - Oct. 16, Dallas
Learn successful embroidery techniques on a wide range of fabrics and materials as well as how to select the proper stabilizer, needle, and hoop.
Advanced Embroidery - Oct. 17, Dallas
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.
Digital Preventative Maintenance - Oct. 17, 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.
Alternative Lighting - Oct. 24, Tulsa, Okla.
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, Sloan LED, USLED, Voltarc, and ZLight. Solutions will be discussed for interior, exterior, double-sided lighting and more.