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Screenprinting

The Complete Water-based System

Robert Adam, Carol Robertson

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A practical resource on the methods and materials that replace traditional toxic screenprinting systems

Overview

Screenprinting has never been so popular and the water-based process is the best way to do it. This practical and inspirational resource book explains and describes methods and materials that replace traditional toxic screenprinting systems. It is the modern option: safer, healthier, and more environmentally friendly, as well as quick to learn and accessible to all. Whether you wish to print using photo stencils, paper stencils, or screen filler stencils, with opaque, translucent, metallic, pearlescent, or iridescent paints, on delicate Japanese paper, handmade bark paper, fabric, metal, or PVC, renowned practitioners and art educators Robert Adam and Carol Robertson show you how to do it.

The book covers every stage of the printing process and opens up new areas of creative possibilities, whether printing small editions or works for large-scale installations. From choosing which materials to use and how to use them, through setting up and equipping your own water-based screenprinting studio, to collating and presenting your finished prints, this comprehensive reference bookcomplete with glossary and list of international suppliers is the only resource you'll ever need.

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'Practical and inspirational … every art school and studio should have one'
Artists and Illustrators Magazine

Further Details

Specifications

Format: Paperback

Size: 25.0 x 22.5 cm

Extent: 208 pp

Illustrations: 265

Publication date: 24 May 2004

ISBN: 9780500284254

About the Author

Robert Adam, along with Carol Robertson, is joint founder of Graal Press, a print studio near Edinburgh.

Carol Robertson, along with Robert Adam, is co-founder of Graal Press, a print studio near Edinburgh.