Waterbase Camp Class

July 29–30, 2022 / Fort Worth, Texas

Grow Your Water Based Ink Prowess at This Advanced Workshop.

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Waterbase Camp Class

ADVANCED WATER BASED INK SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP

WB Camp is a two-day exploration of art and technology for modern water based ink printing. Intermediate to advanced decorators will expand their understanding and capabilities through a series of presentations and hands-on workshops geared to manual and automatic printers. WB Camp is presented by industry-leading makers and manufacturers, including award winners Night Owls, Matsui Color, SAATl, and more! Learn more about our presenting partner, Printing United Alliance, and how you can save on this and other workshops by becoming a member at www.printing.org/membership.

Who is WB Camp for?

  • Manual and Automatic, Intermediate to Advanced Screen Printers looking at getting into water based ink; this is not an entry-level course
  • Shops that have started printing and are struggling with water based ink printing
  • Shops want to take their water based ink printing to a higher level of skill and efficiency

What will you learn?

  • Color separations and print engineering for water based ink printing
  • Stencil-making for water based ink printing
  • Water based ink mixing and matching
  • Printing with traditional, high-solids, and special FX water based ink
  • Secrets to profitable water based print production
  • Marketing, selling, and pricing for water based ink printing

What will you experience?

  • Presentations from the industry’s best
  • More than just theory—lessons in the practical application of knowledge delivered by those actively working in the field
  • Roll up the sleeves and prepare to get hands-on with stencil-making, ink-mixing, press setup, and printing
  • Networking with industry peers and pros
  • Plenty of opportunities to chat and learn over food and drink!

AGENDA

Day 1

Friday, July 29

9:30 AM 10:00 AM
Welcome to WB Camp! Enjoy coffee, meet fellow printers, and get situated.
10:00 AM 11:00 AM
Advanced Screen Making for Water Based Ink Printing.
11:00 AM 12:00 PM
Water Based Ink Toolkit; the different types of water based inks and their intended uses and modifiers.
12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Catered Lunch
1:00 PM 5:00 PM
Workshops with hands-on application of screens and different types of water based inks including blended print media including color, additives, and hat tricks.
5:00 PM 6:00 PM
Happy Hour
7:00 PM 10:00 PM
Panther City Dinner (Optional $99) Think ink, eat, and drink with presenters and influencers. Hear some good stories, and learn from their experiences!

Day 2

Saturday, July 30

9:30 AM 10:00 AM
Day 2 Welcome! Enjoy more coffee, reflect on the good times of Day 1, and get ready for business.
10:00 AM 11:00 AM
The Business of Water Based Ink Printing.
11:00 AM 12:00 PM
Print Engineering for Water Based Inks.
12:00 PM 1:00 PM
Catered Lunch
1:00 PM 3:00 PM
Hands-on advanced water based ink printing for automatic equipment, with a discussion on production-friendly artwork.
3:00 PM 4:00 PM
Panel Q&A with presenters
4:00 PM 4:15 PM
Closing Remarks

Presenters

Eric Solomon

Night Owls

Eric Solomon runs his print shop with his wife Val Solomon in Houston, TX that focuses on apparel printing and other types of custom merchandising. They are one of the leaders in water based ink screen printing in the United States and strive to handle all their projects as eco-friendly as possible.

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Val Solomon

Night Owls

Val Solomon runs her print shop with her husband Eric Solomon in Houston, TX that focuses on apparel printing and other types of custom merchandising. They are one of the leaders in water based ink screen printing in the United States and strive to handle all their projects as eco-friendly as possible. Val has won the Women in Screenprinting award.

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Colin Shane

Timber Print Labs

Colin Shane is a Master Print Technologist that consults with some of the largest printers in the world including Youngone Corporation. He runs his own water based ink print shop in Bozeman, MT that focuses on the fashion side of the apparel industry. His shop is one of the few in the United States that offer Nike-certified inks and printing systems.

Dave Makin

SAATI

David Makin has been a screen printer for 30 years. Currently, he works in technical sales and education for SAATI. His specialty is in screen-making proficiency and automation.

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Jesse Martinez

Matsui

Jesse Martinez is the Screen Printing and DTG Sales Manager at Matsui International. He has been helping screen printing and digital textile businesses overcome the challenges in printing with water based inks for over 20 years.

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Brian Lessard

MADE Lab

Brian Lessard has expert knowledge of the entire screen print process from graphic development to large-scale print production. He has demonstrated success blending art, science, and practical application to lead motivated, high-performing teams for the apparel industry.

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Price $399

MADE Lab

501 E Broadway Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Friday, July 29, 2022
Saturday, July 30, 2022

Water Based Workshop

$399

Are you an intermediate to advanced decorators looking to adopt or enhance their water based ink printing knowledge and capabilities. WB Camp is a 2-day exploration into the art and technology of modern water based ink printing. Attendees will expand their understanding and capabilities through a series of presentations and hands-on workshops geared to both manual and automatic printers. WB Camp is presented by industry leading makers and manufacturers, including award winning Night Owls, Matsui Color, SAATI, and more.

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ADVANCED WATER BASED INK SCREEN PRINTING WORKSHOP

WB Camp is a two-day exploration of art and technology for modern water based ink printing. Intermediate to advanced decorators will expand their understanding and capabilities through a series of presentations and hands-on workshops geared to manual and automatic printers. WB Camp is presented by industry-leading makers and manufacturers, including award winners Night Owls, Matsui Color, SAATl, and more! Learn more about our presenting partner, Printing United Alliance, and how you can save on this and other workshops by becoming a member at www.printing.org/membership.

Who is WB Camp for?

  • Manual and Automatic, Intermediate to Advanced Screen Printers looking at getting into water based ink; this is not an entry-level course
  • Shops that have started printing and are struggling with water based ink printing
  • Shops want to take their water based ink printing to a higher level of skill and efficiency

What will you learn?

  • Color separations and print engineering for water based ink printing
  • Stencil-making for water based ink printing
  • Water based ink mixing and matching
  • Printing with traditional, high-solids, and special FX water based ink
  • Secrets to profitable water based print production
  • Marketing, selling, and pricing for water based ink printing

What will you experience?

  • Presentations from the industry’s best
  • More than just theory—lessons in the practical application of knowledge delivered by those actively working in the field
  • Roll up the sleeves and prepare to get hands-on with stencil-making, ink-mixing, press setup, and printing
  • Networking with industry peers and pros
  • Plenty of opportunities to chat and learn over food and drink!
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