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.
- Mesh is stapled to a wooden or metal frame.
- Masking tape stuck around underside of the screen.
- Stencil design cut
- Stencil placed under frame but above paper
- Line of ink across screen, pressing firmly
- Carefully lift screen
- Evaluate and repeat
(Sources information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/graphics/mechanismfinishprintrev1.shtml )