Textile Printing: Techniques for Printing on Fabric Clearly Explained

Textile Printing: Techniques for Printing on Fabric Clearly Explained

by Parramon Editorial Team
     
 

The printing of textiles, when approached as an artistic discipline, offers interesting and rewarding opportunities for expression. In this book, written as a practical manual, readers will find detailed information about the history of textile printing, the most common fabrics used for printing, and basic instructions for printing on textiles in a studio setting.

Overview


The printing of textiles, when approached as an artistic discipline, offers interesting and rewarding opportunities for expression. In this book, written as a practical manual, readers will find detailed information about the history of textile printing, the most common fabrics used for printing, and basic instructions for printing on textiles in a studio setting. The technical processes are carefully explained and include examples that make each process easier for beginners to understand. Following an introduction, the book's chapters cover these topics:

  • A Brief History of Textile Printing
  • Textiles for Printing
  • Materials and Tools
  • Technical Processes, including Block Printing, Serigraphy, Devoré and bleaching, Batik, and Serti painting with guta pigments
  • Step-by-Step instructions for six projects: a child's dress, a shawl with gradated colors, a lamp shade, personalized denim clothing, a curtain with Devoré, and an armchair decorated with gutta
  • A Gallery illustrating finished objects
  • A Glossary and Bibliography
    Textile Printing is a practical and informative book for textile design students, professionals in the industry, and dedicated amateurs. Color photos on most pages--hundreds of illustrations.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780764164729
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
    Publication date:
    02/01/2012
    Pages:
    160
    Product dimensions:
    9.20(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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