Submitted By rein2525
Screen printing is a printing technique that uses a woven mesh to support an ink-blockingstencil to receive a desired image.
Basically, it is the process of using a mesh-based stencil to apply ink onto a substrate, whether it be T-shirts, posters, stickers, vinyl, wood, or other material
"Serigraphy" is a compound word formed from Latin
"sēricum" (silk) and Greek "graphein" (to write or draw)
Two kinds of silk screen method
Film method and photographic method
The difference between them is that in film method we will use lacquer base film to trace cutting the artwork or your graphic designs which is our stencil it takes time to cut the film.so Later on I will show you the procedure . while in the photographic method In here we do not use film, instead you will use photographic emulsion as film spread directly on the silkscreen
First Lacquer film or Green Film a lamination of lacquer, rubber cement, and waxed paper used for stencils in a silk-screen process
Adhering Liquid is a solvent blend used to adhere hand-cut film stencils to screens
Silk screen Printing Frame The rectangular wood used to hold the stretched mesh in a fixed position
Stencil KnifeIt has a narrower blade . It is used for cutting the lacquer film
We will use Textile Ink for printing into a fabric (which is Water- based)
Squeegee Smooth rubber blade which the ink is forced through the screen onto the surface to be printed.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 1. Use your proper laboratory clothes before proceeding to your work 2. Do not eat or drink close to work area (to prevent accidental ingestion) 3. Basic personal hygiene is a must for all those working with art materials. 4. Using sharp tool (such as Film cutter or stencil knife), store them safely and always cut away from yourself with your free hand on the side or behind the hand with the tool. 5.…...