Screen Printing is a printing technique which is used to push through a stencil is placed under the screen and ink is forced through the stencil onto the material below.

Screen printing main use is to make T-shirts design by using inks. Each of the different inks are placed separately which are like layers which gets placed on each other.

  1. Mesh is stapled to a wooden or metal frame.
  2. Masking tape stuck around underside of the screen.
  3. Stencil design cut
  4. Stencil placed under frame but above paper
  5. Line of ink across screen, pressing firmly
  6. Carefully lift screen
  7. Evaluate and repeat

 

(Sources information:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/graphics/mechanismfinishprintrev1.shtml )

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