Our Japanese Ply is also perfect for posting – thin and light enough to be classed as a standard letter by Royal Mail. Who wouldn’t want to receive this hardwearing postcard? This method of printing can also be used for paper and is a great low-cost press that will give you surprisingly good, consistent results. … Continue reading "Printing Postcards onto Ply!"
You will need: White prewashed T-shirt Procion MX Dyes Soda Ash (fixative) Dust Mask Calgon PT (if you are dyeing in a hard water area) Rubber Gloves and an apron – these dyes will stain. Ice Cooling rack or similar Plastic bowl Bubble wrap or plastic bag Mix three tablespoons of Soda Ash with warm … Continue reading "Ice Dyeing"
A simple step by step to printing postcards using Japanese Ply and Caligo Safe Wash Relief Inks. You will need: Soft Drawing Pencil – we used a 6B Paper 110mm x 160mm Japanese Ply Blank Postcard the same size Powergrip Woodcut tools Sandpaper Brush Glass plate or Inking tray Roller Caligo Safe Wash Relief Ink … Continue reading "Woodcut Postcards"
You will need: Mount board cut into an ‘L’ shape right angle A plastic sheet such as table covering with a true right angle on the bottom left-hand corner. It is useful to put some coloured tape on this corner to make it more rigid and easier to see Line up the bottom left-hand corner … Continue reading "Registering Screen Printed Layers on Fabric Without a Registration Table"
You will need: Speedball Speed Clean A nylon paint brush A nylon scrubbing brush Lots of hot water A screen that has been used with screen filler Use a nylon brush to coat both sides of your screen with Screen Filler. Leave for 3-5 minutes. Use a nylon scrubbing brush to work the Speed Clean … Continue reading "Using Speedball Speed Clean to Remove Screen Filler"
We were sent these photos by Heather from Tillicoultry Primary School. She tie dyed all of these T-shirts and bags with 57 children. The children got to keep their T-shirts and the bags were sold at their Christmas fair where they were a fantastic success. They used just three Procion MX colours: Lemon Yellow, Bright … Continue reading "Tie Dyed T-Shirts from Tillicoultry Primary School"