Do-It-Yourself Screenprinting: How to Turn Your Home into a T-Shirt Factory

Do-It-Yourself Screenprinting: How to Turn Your Home into a T-Shirt Factory

by John Isaacson
     
 

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A fascinating graphic novel that details the art and science of screen printing. John Isaacson's clear line drawings demonstrate the whole process of creating and selling a silk screened t-shirt. His unique comics approach walks you through inception to printed t-shirts to working in a print shop to understanding line screens, to hawking your printed wares on the…  See more details below

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A fascinating graphic novel that details the art and science of screen printing. John Isaacson's clear line drawings demonstrate the whole process of creating and selling a silk screened t-shirt. His unique comics approach walks you through inception to printed t-shirts to working in a print shop to understanding line screens, to hawking your printed wares on the street! How to build a screen, burn an image, test how things are going, pull ink, wash out screens, know what screen mesh to use, and creative ideas. It's a true joy to see the exaggerated illustrations while learning such a useful and practical craft! How to turn your home into a t-shirt factory! Essential for people who don't know how to screen print or those a bit rusty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780977055746
Publisher:
Microcosm Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
DIY Series
Edition description:
Second Edition,Second Edition
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,117,682
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

John Isaacson is an cartoonist and musician who has been screenprinting on T-shirts, paper, and tree bark for more than 10 years. His many projects can be found at www.unlay.com. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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