A picture guide to Silkscreen

I frequent Stumbleupon.com and one day it popped up with a great picture tutorial on silkscreen posters. Not necessarily a walk through guide to use, but a great step by step picture portrayal of how a Silkscreen poster is produced. Here are and few images that I liked, followed by the link of the photo Read more about A picture guide to Silkscreen[…]

Big weekend in Silkscreen

Not in the industry – but in my world!  My wife a few months back purchased me a gift card at a local print shop for a 3 hour session.  Chicago Printmakers Collaborative.  http://www.chicagoprintmakers.com/  This place has all sorts of printing presses and processes under 1 roof, but the main reason she bought me the Read more about Big weekend in Silkscreen[…]

Silkscreen Checklist

  For those of you looking to dip your feet into Silkscreen printing at home here is a list of equipment necessary to get the ball rolling.  I was provided this once before a silkscreen class and I thought it was a great overview of the tools needed. SILKSCREEN CHECKLIST –Minimum 2 colors screen printing ink.  You Read more about Silkscreen Checklist[…]

The Chicago Printmakers Collaborative

Big shout out to my Wife for finding this gem hiding under the train station not more than a mile from our home.  Right when I walked through the door I was greeted with etchers and silkscreeners, two pretty cool handmade print art forms.  Amazing art lines all the walls and every corner is filled Read more about The Chicago Printmakers Collaborative[…]