Printing Tips

Silk Screen Printing Tips

Silk screen printing is a bit intimidating at first, but it’s easier than it looks and it’s possible to set up a printing area in your own home for cheap. We will show you how you can do it with a minimum amount of materials.

The basic idea behind silk screening is pretty simple and works similar to a stencil. Instead of cutting out shapes individually, you coat a screen in photo emulsion, then cut an image out using a bright light. The video above walks you through the process, but let’s go into more detail, starting with the supplies you need.