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Silk Screen Printing 101 - How to Print Your First T-shirt

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Silk screen printing comes with its own set of requirements like screen printers, screen printing kits, screen printing machine, screen printing presses etc. Using all these to create a new masterpiece makes the process highly professional and fun to do. For more on Holden's kits go here. When it comes to DTG printing, you can find a stupendous variety of printing supplies including printing inks and screens that you can use to craft something wonderful. That's how most of the professional or hobby screen printing people describe their first encounter with commercial screen printing.  You see, screen printing is an...

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Silk Screen Printing: What is it and How-To

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In recent years, screen printing has seen a tremendous rise. The printing process involved in screen printing is easy and fun to experiment with.  Screen printing, often called serigraphy or silk screen printing, is basically a process of printing on a stenciled mesh screen to create a unique design. The plastisol ink spreads on the surface evenly to generate a graphic image.  You can employ the printing techniques of screen printing in distinct industries and to create a wide variety of masterpieces. It can be employed in creating bold canvases, posters, and artwork. It can also be used for tshirt...

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Screen Printing Equipment and Supplies l All You Need

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Screen printing is fun because - it’s like an art that lets you illustrate stunning graphics on fabric or paper. A bit of creativity and screen printing supplies are all you need to kickstart a rewarding journey! While screen printing kits are available on the market, you need to understand the importance and function of each basic screen printing equipment as it will greatly determine your output. The equipment you need for screen printing depends on your budget, space, requirements, and your work. If you are clear about the type of work you want to begin with screen printing:  ...

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Selecting the Screen Printing Fabric Mesh for Your Design

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How do you know you're selecting the appropriate screen printing mesh (fabric) for the design you need to burn on your silkscreen frame. This first sentence is a mouthful, and depending on your level of experience not an easy question to answer.  As a general rule, you would like to select the mesh count that capture all the detail of your design while putting down the most amount of ink while printing. The higher the mesh count, the better the image detail, the lower the ink flow, AND the faster the ink will clog in your silkscreen. So how do you know...

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Aluminum Screen Printing Frames - Advantages & Types | Holden's Screen Supply

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  Screen printing is a process of printing graphics or images on fabrics, glass, paper, ceramics, metals, as well as wood. This process of printing is simple and done with the help of screen printing screens or mesh. They are placed onto the screen printing frame on which the stencil is applied.  The screen printing technique might seem complicated to beginners, but it is pretty easy and compatible with a wide variety of products. A lot of professionals consider screen printing to be the best option for printing two or more colors. With the help of distinct colors and inks,...

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