Silk/screen printing and how to build your own screen
July 25/26 - 12.30 / 18.30
75€ 2 days
Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil.
You can print with matte inks, bright, fluorescent, phosphorescent, transparent on paper, cardboard, wood, fabric, metal glass, plastic, ceramic, leather...
It is possible to print on media of all sizes and shapes, colorful as well as monochrome. Only condition, the support must have a flat surface large enough to place the frame.
In these 2 days we'll first learn how to build a frame and a screen and later to print a picture on a t-shirt or bag .
1 Build a wooden framework
2 Build a screen
3 Coat the screen with a light sensitive emulsion
4 Create the artwork or offset film
5 Exposure of the screen
7 Prepare ink and textile
Material will be posted soon!