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

Overview

An instrumental DIY resource, this guide is a fascinating comic-zine turned graphic novel that details the art and science of screen printing T-shirts. The book, which collects Isaacson’s previously self-published zines, is illustrated throughout with vivid illustrations and humorous commentary, and also includes additional new material made available for this special book edition. Here at last are the nuts and bolts to turning your home into a T-shirt factory: how to build a screen, burn an image, test a print, ...

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Overview

An instrumental DIY resource, this guide is a fascinating comic-zine turned graphic novel that details the art and science of screen printing T-shirts. The book, which collects Isaacson’s previously self-published zines, is illustrated throughout with vivid illustrations and humorous commentary, and also includes additional new material made available for this special book edition. Here at last are the nuts and bolts to turning your home into a T-shirt factory: how to build a screen, burn an image, test a print, pull ink, wash out screens, and create unique prints. This is essential reading material for people who don't know how to screen print or those who are a bit rusty, and it has been expanded to include information about vending T-shirts on the street and working in a print shop.

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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: 1,016,633
  • 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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