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Graphic Communications Tech.
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GRCOM 134A SCREEN PRINTING FUNDAMENTALS 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Overview and history of the screen printing industry. Safe use of screen printing materials and equipment. Design, preparation of mechanicals, color mixing and matching for screen printing. Emphasis on printing multiple colors. Screen meshes, proper tensioning and repair. Required instructional trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0078  8:30am-12:30pm MTuW    LecLab  V106   PILON K     
         Short Term: 01/9/12-02/15/12

GRCOM 134B SCREEN PRINTING 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): GRCOM 134A.
Discussion and demonstration of various individual commercial projects appropriate for printing with basic equipment. Hand-cut and photo stencils for decals and transfers, color mixing and matching, screen mesh and tension. Required instructional trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0107  8:30am-12:30pm MTuW    LecLab  V106   PILON K     
         Short Term: 01/9/12-02/15/12

GRCOM 134C SCREEN PRINTING - TWO AND THREE COLORS 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): GRCOM 134B.
Design, layout and preparation of film and mechanicals for production printing. Correct selection and preparation of screens for commercial work. Establish proper printing procedures for a variety of substrates and ink systems used in the fine arts or industrial setting. Emphasis on proper registration of multiple colors and quality of printed goods. Safe use of materials and equipment. Required instructional trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0116  8:30am-12:30pm MTuW    LecLab  V106   PILON K     
         Short Term: 01/9/12-02/15/12

GRCOM 134D SCREEN PRINTING - FOUR AND SIX COLORS 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): GRCOM 134C.
Advanced concepts of layout and design as applied to preparation of mechanicals and screens for advanced production printing. Emphasis on precise registration of multiple colors, quality of ink application to substrate and printing of fine detail. Discussion of current trends in the industry. Use of the 4-color rotary textile printer, belt dryer and semi-automatic press for high quality production. Safe use of materials and equipment. Required instructional trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0118  8:30am-12:30pm MTuW    LecLab  V106   PILON K     
         Short Term: 01/9/12-02/15/12

GRCOM 135 INTRO TO ELECTRONIC PREPRESS TECHNIQUES FOR SCREEN PRINTING 1 Unit

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: GRCOM 132A or GRCOM 13 or GRCOM 134A or GRCOM 115.
Recommended Preparation: GRCOM 199.
Introduction to methods used to prepare electronic files for screen printing applications. File preparation and management, problem-solving techniques, font and color management, production methods. Exposure to current hardware options and software applications used in the screen printing and graphic communications industry. Planning, resolution, proofing, digital imaging, and final film production techniques. Maximum credit 2 units, 1 unit each semester. Required instructional trips. Total of 18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #0378  1:00pm- 4:00pm MTuW    LecLab  V109   RUVELL E    
         Short Term: 01/9/12-02/15/12

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