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Identify the

steps/procedures in
silkscreen printing

Prepared by:
JHUN P. BAUTISTA
What is Printmaking?

Printmaking is the process of


creating art by transferring an
image or design from a source
onto another material. Print are
made from a single original plate
or suface, called a matrix. Matrix
can be a metal plate, stone wood
blocks, lenoleum, fabric and
Four Process in printing.

Relief Intaglio
Printing Printing
LITHOGRAPHY
The image are hold ink

The non-image area repels


ink
Screen Printing

Ink passes
through areas
of screen that
are not
blocked

Paper with
screened
imaged
What is silk screen printing?
Silkscreen printing
is one of the methods in
printmaking? It uses stencil
to apply ink onto another
material. It can be on fabric
or t-shirts. It can be on paper
. Wood vnyl or any other
material that absorbs ink.
Now , with new tools, printing of
designs had become faster and easier.
These designs can be printed on t-
shirts and posters. Even if digital
technology has made printing faster,
the design principles like the contrast
of colors, shapes and lines should
produce harmony just like hand
printing. Using technology, printing of
original design has been made easier
and faster.
The creation of the design,
using computer program is
easier. The production is
even made faster with the
silkscreen printing machine.
This machine allows the
printing of several colors on
a t-shirt
This kind of
technology
speeded up
the prnting
of design on
t-shirts. It
can also be
used to
Silkscreen print on
Printing Machine posters
What do you need in silkscreen printing?

Design
printed
on
transpa
rency
Mesh screen
Liquid Emulsion
Squeegee
How is silkscreen printing
done?

1.Prepare a design and print


on transparency
2. Prepare the mesh screen.
Coat it with light sensitive
3. Position the printed film
over the screen and expose it
to a very bright light source
4. Rinse off the excess emulsion.
Once you have all the screens
exposed and
cleaned, you are ready to print
5. Place screen over t-shirt.
Apply ink, any color of you choice,
using
a
squeegee.
6. Using a blow dryer, dry ink on
t shirt. You now have a finished
Enumerate the
materials need in silk
screen printing.

Give its procedure