Monday, July 7, 2014

Round Robin, Solo Style - Round 4, Screen Printing

I decided to use one of my Thermofax screens to add pattern to one of the remaining sections from the original dyeing round:

Here is the section of fabric I will be printing on, along with the screen, laying on the left.  I will be using Speedball Fabric screen printing ink.  I have stretched the fabric over my padded project board, and pinned and clamped in place.

This was my first time using this screen, and I decided to print one section, then reverse the screen to print the next section.  I was not sure how close to place the screen for the second and 3 pulls, so I had a bit of a gap between the sections.  I’m not worried… I have no idea what I will use this fabric for, and it is always a learning process, isn’t it?

 Here is the fabric back on the design board, so I can give it further study before proceeding.  

5 comments:

  1. Nice work, love to see it grow under your hands.

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  2. The screening is just right, just the right amount of black and provides some nice variety of pattern.

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  3. Still looks cool!! Who knew!!

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  4. I love that thermofax screen. Reminds me of a butterflies wing

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