Author: Wendy Croxford
Screen printed yardage can give you unlimited options for creating clothing, objects and artworks out of textiles. Here’s how to get started in screen printing yardage at your home or studio without the usual expensive equipment, using Permaset Aqua screen printing inks for safe use and easy clean-up.
Christmas is rapidly approaching, and hand made screen printed items make a great impression under (and on) the tree. Here are our top easy projects using eco friendly ink for screen printing to make your festive season vibrant this year.
1 November marks World Author Day, which is celebrated in over 100 countries worldwide. It’s a time of admiring and honouring those creative souls who we look to for insight and escape, so let’s have some fun with literary-themed screen printing projects for yourself or your school classes.
Screen printing is a fantastic activity for school-aged kids – it helps them to develop their motor skills, expand on their lessons and have a lot of fun in the process. It’s a creative and safe process when using the right organic screen printing inks like Permaset’s water based products, so get stuck into these school projects!
Space Week is set to hit with a big bang from 4-10 October, celebrating everything about space exploration, travel and research throughout 86 countries. In 2017 the theme is ‘Exploring New
Worlds in Space’, so let’s discover some far-out ideas for designs including the use of our glow-in-the-dark screen printing ink.
Nerd out on spacecraft
Love spaceships, space stations and escape pods? You could design your own intergalactic spacecraft to screen print, honour NASA’s back catalogue of vehicular designs or sketch out your own floor plan of the Millennium Falcon. Extra points for glow-in-the-dark details.
Create designs around constellations
Stars are a rich source of inspiration for making prints with water based silkscreen ink. Print up a simple star pattern or recreate your favourite constellation on cotton textiles. You could even create a connect-the-dots design using glowing stars. The sky is literally the limit…