VISCOSITY – USE A FOAM ROLLER
Permaset ink has a viscosity profile optimized to thin under the shear of a squeegee blade, pass through the mesh and then sit up on the fabric without running any further. Block inks generally are formulated to be much much stickier. Having said this however, you can use PERMASET AQUA inks for block printing and there are many people across the globe who love to do so. So, first thing, you will need to use a different sort of brayer and we recommend a small foam roller to lay the ink out. … Read More
Screen printing your own t-shirts is a fantastic way to express your individual style, plus it’s inexpensive and easy too! Start off with a simple design, and practice the technique, and you’ll soon have family and friends clamouring for you to make t-shirts for them too.
This t-shirt was designed and screen printed by Sea Urchin Design in Tasmania. You too can achieve a great print like this if you follow our easy steps in this article.
‘And isn’t the whole point of things—beautiful things—that they connect you to some larger beauty?’
– Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch
Beauty is infinite. Something as ordinary as a jar of eco-friendly ink can become a thing of beauty, producing compelling products that can … Read More
Digital technology has transformed the world of graphic arts. The electronic and interactive nature of digital media has opened new artistic frontiers, creating different techniques that expand the artists’ horizons and enhance creativity in various forms that we never imagined were possible. … Read More
Think Green & Do Your Bit for the Environment! Use Eco-friendly Inks (Types of Eco-friendly Inks for Printing)
‘If we want to move towards a low-polluting, sustainable society, we need to get consumers to think about their purchases.’ — David Suzuki
Green is the new black!
With the ‘eco-friendly movement’ going mainstream, many of us are now becoming earth conscious and … Read More