Relief printmaking can be done with a multitude of materials. Get great printing ideas with this free instructional printmaking video series.
Screen printing is a great way to show your creative side while increasing your shirt collection. Learn how to silk screen images on your own from a printmaking expert in this free instructional video series.
Giclee art reproduction gives artists more options for selling their artwork. Learn how to prepare your images from a professional artist in this giclee art reproduction video series.
Giclee art reproduction gives artists more options for selling their artwork. Learn how to stretch canvas giclees from a professional artist in this giclee art reproduction video series.
Prints on canvas make excellent reproductions using the giclee printing method. Learn about the giclee printing process on canvas with this free giclee art reproduction video series.
Wood block prints are made with the relief printing process. Learn more about relief printing with wood and linoleum blocks in this free printing lesson from a printmaking instructor.
How to silkscreen a t-shirt at home; get professional tips and advice on screen printing custom designs on shirts and other clothing items in this free silkscreening video.
Check out this interesting video to make photorealistic stencils for t-shirts, bags, and other accessories. This video documents how to make a Nikola Tesla shirt. With Adobe Photoshop, it is possible to simplify a found image into a graphic format perfect for stenciling. You can then print out the altered image into mylar or another water resistant paper. After carefully cutting out the stencil, place the mylar over an ironed t-shirt. Complete the stenciling process by dabbing paint into all ...
Watch this printmaking tutorial video to learn how to do guerilla t-shirt silksscreening. You can print whatever you want on your shirts, but if you're a beginner, you should keep it to just two colors. Once you've watched this helpful how-to video, you'll be able to guerilla silk screen as many t-shirts as you want very easily. Guerilla silk screen t-shirts.
Screen printing only takes a few simple tools: a squeegee, the screen frame, ink, and the t-shirt. Make a silkscreen out of anything you like. Watch this video screenprinting tutorial and learn how to silkscreen a t-shirt at home.
This video printmaking tutorial demonstrates the process of using heat transfer vinyl. From cutting to weeding to heating, watch this instructional video to learn how to heat press transfer with vinyl.
This video printmaking tutorial series shows how to easily print out screens and make the screen frames, as well as transfer them onto a t-shirt. Make silkscreened t-shirts for your business or band at home by watching this instructional video.
Stencils are an easy way to add to a basic t-shirt. Draw a design, cut it out, and get ready to paint. This video printmaking tutorial shows how to easily stencil a t-shirt. Follow along and make your own.
It's easy to screenprint. Draw a design, tape it to a t-shirt, and use regular household bleach to stain the fabric. Watch this video printmaking tutorial and learn how to design a t-shirt using simple supplies from around the house.
Silkscreening customized t-shirts can be really easy with self weeding or self cutting transfer paper. No need for a sticky mess, just heat press and peel. Learn how to print a t-shirt using self weeding or self cutting transfer paper by watching this video silkscreening tutorial.
This video silkscreening tutorial shows how to customize a necktie with sublimation ink and paper. Learn how to screeprint a necktie to create a unique piece of art, to wear as a tie!
If you have ever screen printed, you most likely have been asked to print CDs. Here is a simple way to create a CD platen for under $15. This type of printing generally requires a vacuum frame, but not if you use the DIY CD Platen. It holds the CD in place extremely well and can be used to print more than one color. Print one color and let it dry completely before printing additional colors.
Squaring a Tshirt to a platen can slow a screen printer down. With this method, it becomes quick and accurate, allowing you to print at excellent speeds.
This video is a simple instructional video on how to apply foils to tee-shirts. Screen print your design first and apply the technique shown for excellent durability.
In screen printing, Photoshop can be a powerful tool. If you have a jpg, tif, eps, or other type of file in which you can't alter, printing from Photoshop will give you too many separations. Here is a way to take a simple design in Photoshop and convert it to spot colors in order to print solid colors instead of mixing inks.
This video shows how simple converting an image to vector graphics can be using Imagaro Z.
How to assemble and adjust a six color, two station table top screen printing press.
How to set up and adjust a 4 color table top press for screen printing.
A tutorial on screen preparation for screen printing.
A tutorial on screen exposure (transferring your image to the screen) for screen printing.
This video walks you through the steps of how to do waterless lithography. Waterless lithography is a lithographic process that does not require heavy or expensive presses or too many toxic chemicals. It is based in the idea that water and silicone don't mix.
Check out this video to get a lesson in contact paper screen printing.
Watch this video to see how woodblock printmaking is done.
Check out this 1959 instructional film on how to manually set type on a letterpress. You can use these techniques to create posters, chapbooks, artist prints, and all kinds of D.I.Y. old school printing fun. All graphic designers and anyone working in the printing should check this out. The video demonstrates basic principles of typesetting and distribution. The film stresses the correct way of manipulating the type, spotting letters before they are chosen and the importance of following copy...
Here is a thorough printmaking demonstration on using a silk screen to print. Learn how to print your own t-shirts. You must have a screen prepared.
Learn how to make a silk screen for printing a t-shirt. Build a mesh silk screen with fabric & an embroidery hoop for low cost. This video provides detailed instruction and is incredibly easy to do at home.
Watch this four part series to learn how to make a gelatin plate and print with it. Great printmaking lesson for beginners!
This is a great DIY method of printmaking. using an old scanner found in the trash. Learn how to do monotype printing.
Artist Rochelle Toner demonstrates her techniques for working with copper plate etching. This is a great lesson in printmaking.
This video clearly demonstrates how to make and print a lino reduction print. Every step is explained and registration is discussed. This is a great lesson for beginning printmakers.
Have you ever wanted to get into printmaking, but thought it was too hard? Gocco printing makes printing custom designs easy!
The folks at Spudnik Press show how to make a simple piece of art with a printing press. First, you paint your picture on a hard plastic surface, keeping in mind that in the print everything will be backwards. Second, you take a wet piece of paper and place it on top of your picture. Then you lay blankets over them and turn the wheel of the press. Roll the blankets back and a-da! You have a print copy of your drawing! This video was created by Fresh Cut Media for www.getfreshcut.com.
Make your own unique t-shirt with the help of image transferring!
Chris Faircloth shows you in this series of videos how to make T-shirts with a household iron and design.
Marti Swanson shows you how to create your own ink jet transfers that you can put on your own tee shirts, canvass bags and lots of other things.