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A Simple Guide to Screen Printing
Screen printing is a simple, enjoyable, and cost-effective method of creating multiples of original artwork on paper, cards, posters, t-shirts, and more. This book is ideal for budding artists, artists who want to try something new, and instructors who want children to experience screen printing as an enrichment in almost any area of the curriculum.
Screen printing is a simple, enjoyable, and cost-effective method of creating multiples of original artwork. Readers will learn how to print their own designs on paper, cards, posters, and t-shirts, as well as how to create original prints for framing. The materials are inexpensive, and the process is simple. The authors guide readers step by step through the printmaking process using clear and easy-to-understand instructions. This book is ideal both for budding artists and for those artists who want to expand the methods in which they can express their creativity. It is also a great resource for instructors who want children to experience screen printing as an enrichment in almost any area of the curriculum.
Author Vidabeth Bensen has been screen printing since her college days and has developed the simple methods described in this book. Barbara Forshag joined her in a workshop several years ago and has been screen printing ever since. The two conduct classes at the University of Connecticut every summer, guiding teachers from all over the world on how to use screen printing for their own enjoyment and in their school programs. Readers will be pleased with the results they can obtain after following the steps in this book!