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Screen Print Experience Class San Pedro (Long Beach)

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CaliMucho has swiftly become San Pedro, California's favorite and most reliable go-to screen printer. They've come a long way since their humble beginnings in 1999, mainly helping out their friends in the San Pedro punk and skateboard communities. While remaining true to their D.I.Y. punk ethos, Calimucho has managed to learn and grow and take their screen printing skills to another level, after purchasing their first legit press in 2007. The friendly pairing of Raul and Kevin make up Calimucho, two regular Joe's who will go out of their way to make you feel comfortable as they teach you the tools of the trade-in a laid-back, chill atmosphere.

Raul and Kevin first met in the late '90s participating in the DIY(Do it Yourself) punk scene in Southern California.  Quickly becoming good friends they started playing music together and touring the country together.  This led to the pair screen printing t-shirts, record covers, and tour posters together, as a necessity to fuel these tours.  During this time period, friends started to ask Raul and Kevin to print their bands' shirts and more.  This was the catalyst that jump-started Calimucho Screen Printing in a 3 story Victorian house in San Pedro, California in 2007.  They printed shirts for local bands, the skateboard community, local schools as well as printing at live skateboard and music-related events, Calimucho became a destination of creation and fun.  Kevin decided to shake things up and moved to Portland, OR in 2013 and now two Calimucho's were off and running.  Shortly after relocating to Portland Kevin began working for Ryonet and became the lead instructor for the Screen Print Experience classes, a perfect marriage of his screen-printing past combined with teaching middle school for 10 years...  Fast forward to 2017 Kevin moved back to San Pedro to rejoin with Raul and this is where Calimucho stands now, a new physical commercial location, equipment upgrades, and new partners to teach Ryonet's Screen Print Experience class in San Pedro, Ca.  The future looks bright as their goal is to become automatic in the next year.

Class Times:

Friday & Saturday 9AM – 5PM

"San Pedro, California"

1503 S CENTRE ST SAN PEDRO CA 90731-4825

Nearest Airport:

Long Beach International Airport - LGB

Hotel Recommendations:

 Double Tree by Hilton - San Pedro

2800 Via Cabrillo-Marina, San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 514-3344

The Screen Printing Class Includes:

  • Blank t-shirts will be provided for you to practice your new knowledge
    Lunch for both days (call a week prior for vegetarian options)
    Ryonet's digital screen printing class book and materials for note-taking
    Most importantly, the skills and knowledge to progress in the industry
    Day 1: The 7 steps to the screen printing process are day 1; with a bit of printing in the morning and end of the day
    Day 2: Art and using the tips learned last 2 days for printing on the shirts provided

This class is for 16 years of age and up. No minors younger than 16 years of age due to safety requirements and labor laws.

The Screen Printing Class Covers:

  • Basic artwork flow
  • Film output options
  • Choosing the right mesh for your project
  • Setting up a dark room
  • Choosing the right emulsion and properly coating your screen
  • Using a pre-registration template
  • Properly burning a screen
  • Screen washout techniques
  • How to register your job
  • Proper silk screen printing techniques
  • Clean-up techniques
  • Overview of Illustrator, Accurip, and Separation Studio; The guys at CaliMucho use Adobe
  • Spot color printing
  • Four color process (CMYK) printing
  • Simulated process printing
  • Foil applications
  • Discharge printing and mixing
  • Water-based printing
  • Printing on paper
  • Tips on business and Ecommerce

Cancellation Policy

Once you have paid for your class, refunds are not available. You must contact us no less than 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend the class you signed up for, we are happy to assist you in rescheduling for a different class at that point. If you do not contact us 24 hours in advance you will be charged a re-booking fee of $50. You may, also, choose to receive in-store credit in the same amount you paid for class tuition, or $50 less (if you did not contact us 24 hours in advance), which you can use towards your next Ryonet purchase. To make arrangements, or to request help, please email us at or call us at 1-800-314-6390.

*Classes are subject to change. We will notify you of any updates via email. 

*Classes are subject to change. We will notify you of any updates via email. Please note Ryonet is not responsible for lost deposit or travel booking fees if class dates change due to unforeseen circumstances.