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Mod Podge Screen Printing. DIY : Print Your Own Fabric. Guest post by Karina from Maple Ash and Oak Hello there, I am Karina from Maple Ash and Oak.

DIY : Print Your Own Fabric

Here I will show you a simple and inexpensive way to create your very own fabric pieces. No need for large screens, squeegees, and emulsion. Beautiful prints can be created with simple methods and materials. Most of the supplies are household items and the rest can be found at your local art or craft store. What you will need: *2-3 yards 1/4" Foam *Fabric (for your prints and a cover cloth) *Textile Inks (can be found at your local art store) *Scotch Tape *Markers *T-pins or Sewing Pins *Plastic Folders or Tray *Scissors *Exact o Knife *Contact Paper (transparent) *Containers *Spatulas *Iron *Rubber Bands *Stamps (optional) Start by preparing your print space. Now you can take your fabric and pin it to your print table.

Now comes the fun part... creating your designs! After the paper is peeled from the contact paper place it on your fabric: Now take out the extra piece of foam you set aside. What is a Print?, Printmaking, original prints, printing. VIDEO What is a Monotype by Arthur Secunda. MOMA What is a Print. If you have the Flash 5 plug-in click here to enter.

To download the Flash 5 plug-in click here. Lino_art1. Wonderfoam-collagraph-prints-foam-prints. Solar-plates. Flip_book_compress. Silkscreen_Lesson_6. What_is_relief_printing. Relief_Printing_Process. Technology. By Paul Catanese and Angela Geary is a new release published by A&C Black. Printeresting was provided with a complimentary review copy. As a practicing artist, I’m not specifically interested in using a CNC router to make my own work but as a print enthusiast, I’m interested in the way technology affects print media. When I read any book about technology (print-related or otherwise), I’m not concerned with how so much as why. By Paul Catanese and Angela Geary covers aspects of both. The title of this book, , sounds pretty exciting.

The second chapter is given to a history of the computer as an artist’s tool. After a glossary of other print-augmenting digital equipment (laser-cutters, 3D printers, etc.) the book ultimately settles in on the authors’ passion: CNC hybrid processes. Really, a CNC router isn’t unlike a burin. Continue reading. SilverClay Art - Photopolymer plates tutorial. Drawing If you have the ability to draw, use pen & ink for your designs.

SilverClay Art - Photopolymer plates tutorial

Strong black & white is required, this is known as 'line art' in the printing industry. You can also draw in pencil and have the resulting drawing photocopied to make a high contrast drawing. Computer: If you are proficient on the computer, using a graphics program, you could scan a drawing and convert to a high contrast drawing. Or if you want to do the complete artwork in a drawing program like Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw, make sure the line width you use is no thinner than 1 pt (= 0.5mm - 0.02") or 2 pt (= 1 mm - 0.04")for deeper impressions.

All these methods are indirect; they have to be transferred to an overhead transparency (OH) before they can be used to make a plate. Another possibility is direct exposing materials onto the plates, with no artwork being done. Handout. Relief_printmaking_10. Vallette-jpn. Printmaking Kit Guide BostonKids. If You See the Buddha on the Path... by Margaret Prentice. Washington Printmakers Gallery. Daily shoot assignment.