Silkscreen Basics

Silkscreen Basics

A Complete How-to Handbook

Published by Gingko Press
224 pages, Softcover
8" x 10" (203 x 254 mm)
400 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-1-58423-419-7


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In essence, the method of screen printing is simple: push ink through a stencil to create a reproducible image. However, with ingenuity, screen print artists can produce masterpieces using this simple, cost effective technique.
Pairing instruction with inspiration, Silkscreen Basics provides a multifaceted view of screen printing, from its roots in ancient China to its place in a digital era, and is the perfect primer for anyone intrigued by this popular printing method. Far from a dry instructional manual, this book gives step-by-step instructions on how to create budget-friendly, successful screen prints at home and is dotted with friendly tips and quips accompanied by hundreds of photos, drawings, and prints.
Also included are expert printers’ profiles and insights. Featured artists include Juju’s Delivery, Ben Chlapek, and Ellen Wagner; collectives include Base V. in Sao Paulo, Underbelly in San Antonio, TX; and studios include Bongoût in Berlin, Alexis Rom Estudio in Barcelona, and Malevo Estampa in Buenos Aires.

  • Alexis Rom Estudio
  • Amber Albrecht
  • Army of Cats | Graham Pilling
  • Arrache Toi un Oeil
  • Base-V
  • Ben Chlapek
  • Ben Kafton
  • Bongoût
  • Caroline Selmes
  • Chris Campe
  • Damien Michel Auriault
  • Derek Yaniger
  • Ellen Wagner
  • Erik Winkowski
  • Greg Pizzoli
  • Harry Diaz
  • Jessica Romberg
  • JuJu’s Delivery
  • Kate Banazi
  • Lasse Skarbovick
  • Laurie Hastings
  • Les Queues de Sardines
  • Lo Cole
  • Malevo Estampa
  • Malota
  • Memo
  • Miki Mottes
  • Nate Williams
  • Nick Morley
  • Pietari Posti
  • Sam Chivers
  • Tad Carpenter – Studio Vahalla
  • The Little Friends of Printmaking
  • Trevor Basset
  • Underbelly