Explore art and design through printmaking!These DIY publishing workshops introduce various ways to produce your next project. Take a single day or 4 week course on screen printing or risography.Learn to print zines, t shirts, comics, and art!Come make something!


group WORKshops

Riso Basics

This group workshop offers an overview of risograph printing and The Print Shop LA facilities.Learn how to print from the risograph using a computer and the riso scanner bed. Make sample prints as a group. Feel free to bring sketchbooks or photos.This workshop serves as a tutorial to gain access to PSLA Open Studio sessions.


1.5 HoursTake home your collaborative prints made with the group!Location:
The Print Shop LA

Screen printing overview

This workshops offers an overview of screen printing and The Print Shop LA facilities and serves as a tutorial to gain access to PSLA Open Studio sessions.Students will receive a screen coating and burning demo and learn to print with a sample screen in a hands on printing workshop.


2 HoursOptional add ons:
$45 Custom design screen rental
$75 Custom design screen purchase
The Print Shop LA

1 on 1

1 on 1


Learn the whole printing process start to finish with your own design!We will cover how to prep files or artwork into separate color layers, print films, and burn screens.Students get hands on practice coating, burning, and printing screens. We will also go over color registration.Print on paper or t shirts. Apparel is not provided, please bring garments to print on!$300 / 3 HoursLocation:
Heavy Gel

1 on 1


Print your own 1-2 color design with our MZ 790 U Risograph!This personal introductory class will cover the basics of setting up your images for printing, how to change color drums, and how to print layer, and register colors using the Risograph!Legal ( 8.5 x11 ) or
Tabloid ( 11 x 17)
Edition of 15, students may bring their own paper to print a larger edition$150 / 3 Hour private classAvailable at:
Press Friends (Chinatown)
The Print Shop LA (Mid City)

1 on 1


Learn to register multiple color passes or double sided printing on our double drum MZ790 in this private riso class.Create your own project, advancing to more complex projects such as a multi-page edition or a multi color riso art print.Legal ( 8.5 x11 ) or
Tabloid ( 11 x 17)
Edition of 15, students may bring their own paper to print a larger edition$250.00 / 3 Hour private classAvailable at:
Press Friends (Chinatown)
The Print Shop LA (Mid City)


Take a private session with a friend or family member!
Each print your own design or collaborate on one together!

Riso for 2

Take a Risograph class with a friend, family member or co worker at a discounted rate!Everyone can print their own 1-2 color design or collaborate on a project together!Legal ( 8.5 x11 ) or
Tabloid ( 11 x 17)
We will print 5-10 of each print,
or you can bring your own paper to run a larger edition


1.5 Hours
2 people, private workshop
Press Friends
Print Shop LA

Screen Printing for 2

Learn to screen print with a friend or family member!Create one screen each or collaborate on a two color design together! Students will learn about preparing files for printing and preparing screens.All materials are included but you're welcome to bring t shirts, paper, fabric, canvas, wood etc to print onto and experiment with.


4 Hours
2 people, private workshop
Heavy Gel




This is a month long in depth screen printing course to take your multi-color edition from conception to completion.Week 1:
Discuss file choices and prep for silkscreening and color separating
Week 2:
Coating and burning screen- burn all the screens for your design
Week 3:
Color mixing and printing 1st and 2nd color
Week 4:
Advanced printing techniques and color registration, printing additional colors
Includes: up to an edition of 20 prints, and 2 t-shirts, students may bring additional materials$400 / 2 hour sessions, beginning on the 1st Sunday of each month for 4 weeks.* 6:30 PMJanuary Dates: 1/8, 1/51th, 1/22, 1/29
February Dates: 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26
The Print Shop LA

*Students Must Attend All 4 Sessions!Missed classes will not be refunded but we will do our best to catch you up to speed

Instructed by

jayes caitlin

Jayes Caitlin is an LA based abstract artist, designer, and a master silkscreen printer. She runs the studio Heavy Gel, which has been producing and selling limited edition art prints for over 10 years.Jayes is an exhibiting artist and also teaches silkscreening and risography at various schools and studios around
IG: Jayescaitlin / Heavygel

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