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

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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. ...
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DIY Screenprinting: How To Turn Your Home Into a T-Shirt Factory

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Overview


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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780977055746
  • Publisher: Microcosm Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Series: DIY Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition,Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,012,081
  • 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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