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Silkscreen with adhesive vinyl

This method consists of closing the bottom of the screen with a "nu-film". It is a thin, thin cellulosic film adhering to a sheet of transparent paper.

Necessary material

  • Adhesive paper
  • Translucent paper
  • Blotting paper
  • Ballpoint pen
  • Black pencil
  • Filling liquid
  • Cutter
  • squeegee

Pattern development

Draw the pattern

Draw the pattern

1. Make a precise and relatively simple drawing on a sheet of adhesive paper.

Decode the pattern

Decode the pattern

2. Decal the pattern and place it on the back of the adhesive.

Cut out the pattern

Cut out the pattern

3. Cut out each part of the pattern and glue the different elements on the screen fabric. The drawing under the frame serves as a guide.

Pattern print

Spread the filling liquid

Spread the filling liquid

1. Spread the filling liquid and turn the frame over during the drying time.

Put the painting

Put the painting

2. Remove the adhesive when the filling liquid is dry. In order to obtain a printed fabric in two colors, we put here two colors side by side on the screen.

Spread the painting

Spread the painting

3. Spread both colors at once with the print squeegee.

Lift the frame

Lift the frame

4. Lift the frame. The duck is printed in two tones on a cotton tee. Place a blotter in the garment so that both sides are not printed.

Pattern of different colors

Pattern of different colors

5. After rinsing the screen, you can redo the pattern in different colors.

Realization using adhesive

Pattern restore adhesive

Pattern restore adhesive

1. As before, the duck is reconstituted in adhesive (to work with the cutter), and instead of the Obturécran, we also covered the bottom in adhesive, in order to realize a negative pattern.

Spread with the raclette

Spread with the raclette

2. After mixing the paint with the thickener, spread it with the squeegee. The color crossing the screen in places where there is no adhesive, the duck is printed in negative.

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