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Courtesy of Megan Overman Supplies: Clean screen, Squeegee, Emulsion, Ink, Ttransparency (film) of image desired
Coat screen with photo sensitive emulsion. This should be done in an area not well lit and while emulsion is drying keep screen out of light.
Take transparency and place on outside of screen, right side down, with clear tape. Locations on screen vary due to placement on textile. Place scre...
After emulsion has been exposed, remove transparency and take to wash out sink. Here gently rinse out entire screen- the emulsion where the image was...
Clear packing tape works best to go around the inside of screen to prevent ink from running into edges of screen which would go through and to preserv...
Take screen to press, set in, line up (t-squares work nicely) center and screw in.
Take desired ink and spread across screen below image. Take squeegee (squeegee should span just slightly larger than width of image) and pull ink thr...
Depending on type of ink used, curing processes will differ. Be careful removing textile from platen as ink will still be wet. Set to dry or heat cu...
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Posted:Jul 5, 2006
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