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3. What Is Screen Printing
4. Brief History On Screen Printing
5. The Process of Screen Printing
6. Materials Used
Screen printing is a great introduction to the art of
Printmaking. Printmaking was originally a form of
Communication before becoming an art form. With the advent of the printing press, art prints began to be valued as originals and in the 19th century artists began producing limited edition prints. This Project is intended to introduce Screen Printing to you and help you learn hat screen printing is all about and how to do. As you read on you will learn more.
Apart from the efforts of us the success of any project depends largely on the encouragement and guidelines of many others. We take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the people who have been instrumental in the successful completion of this project. We would like to show our greatest appreciation to Mr. Sinclair. We can't say thank you enough for his tremendous support and help. We feel motivated and encouraged every time we attend his class. Without his encouragement and guidance this project would not have materialized. The guidance and support received from all the members who contributed and who are contributing to this project, was vital for the success of the project. We are grateful for their constant support and help.
What Is Screen Printing?
Screen printing (also known as silk screening) is one of the oldest methods of printmaking, with examples dating back to the Song Dynasty in China. The process involves creating a stencil of an image on a screen of porous mesh, traditionally made of silk. A roller or squeegee is used to pull paint-like ink over the stencil, forcing it through the mesh onto the paper being printed. Unlike the inks used in some other forms of...