If you find the idea of designing something yourself appealing and would like to learn a new skill that has a practical application, why not try screen printing?
Screen printing is a great way to create your own unique designs. Whether textile printing or creating artwork on paper, the best way to start screen printing is to do a course.
There are many courses in Sydney that will cover the basics, introduce you to various inks, teach you how to cut stencils, and much more. Here are four of them, to help you kick off your journey into the wonderful world of screen printing!
Has screen printing captured your imagination? If you are keen to create your own unique textile prints on bags or t-shirts, then some of the terminology probably has you a bit flummoxed!
Here is a straightforward guide to the basic terms, to help beginner screen printers decode the jargon and get started on creating designs, choosing fabrics and eco friendly inks, and experimenting with colours.
Permaset ink has a viscosity profile optimized to thin under the shear of a squeegee blade, pass through the mesh + then sit up on the fabric without running any further. Block inks generally are formulated to be much much stickier. So, first thing, you will need to use a different sort of brayer and we recommend a small foam roller to lay the ink out. … Read More
Screen printing your own t-shirts is a fantastic way to express your individual style, plus it’s inexpensive and easy too! Start off with a simple design, and practice the technique, and you’ll soon have family and friends clamouring for you to make t-shirts for them too.
This t-shirt was designed and screen printed by Sea Urchin Design in Tasmania. You too can achieve a great print like this if you follow our easy steps in this article.
Whether you’re an artist, a craft lover or simply looking for a creative way to spend a Sunday afternoon, block printing on fabric to create cushion covers or tea towels is easy and quick, and delivers beautiful results. Using non-toxic, water-based inks, you can transform your old cushions into … Read More