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.
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 shows how simple converting an image to vector graphics can be using Imagaro Z.
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.
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.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to refresh old gelatin for print making. You will need old gelatin, a knife, spoon, blender, microwave oven, newsprint, and a pan to form gelatin in. Now, cut and blend a little of the old gelatin at a time with the knife and blender. Now, scoop the old gelatin out into a bowl and microwave for 1 to 3 minutes. It should become liquefied. Pour the bowl into a pan and leave it to harden over night. Skim off any bubbles. You can use this the next day. Thi...
Check out this instructional printmaking video that demonstrates how to prepare a screen print. Even though they're brand new, they're contaminated by fingerprints, oil and greases that penetrate as mesh. So follow the simple step by step instructions in this printmaking tutorial to prepare your screen prints.
Check out this instructional printmaking video that demonstrates how to clean up the screen after making a print. Now the ink used stays good forever (until heated), so go ahead and put it back in the ink container. Just scoop it up and squeegee it. It is a good idea to wear latex gloves. Follow the simple instructions outlined in this printmaking tutorial video to learn how to clean up after making a print screen.
Drypoint is a printmaking technique of the intaglio family, in which an image is incised into a plate with a hard pointed needle. Then the print is made with ink and paper. Watch this video printmaking tutorial and learn how to make drypoint prints.
Cyanotype, often referred to as sun prints, uses chemicals and UV light to make blue prints. Learn more about cyanotype in this free photography video about how to make cyanotype prints.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
A tutorial on screen exposure (transferring your image to the screen) for screen printing.
Watch this four part series to learn how to make a gelatin plate and print with it. Great printmaking lesson for beginners!
Henry Li from Blue Heron Arts shows how to carve a tiger design stamp onto a pottery seal for use with Chinese seal engraving. This technique shows how a pottery seal can be made without having to use a kiln. You will need a pen, pencil, marker, charcoal, knives, and soapstone. The first thing that needs to be done is to create a design. In this tutorial, Li uses a Hahn Dynasty tiger design, which must be flipped by using the computer. The charcoal is then used to duplicate the image onto the...
Ever wonder how screen printed t-shirts are made professionally? This awesome tutorial takes you through the process, starting with the design on the transparency screen, to printing, to the press bed, then to dry. Make sure to listen for advice on how to keep your ink on your t-shirt by heat setting the t-shirt after you're done screen printing.
Learn how to screen print/ silkscreen a tshirt using the method of stenciling. Have you ever wanted to paint your own shirt?
Watch this instructional screen printing video to do an emulsion, burn an image, and screen print. These tips are helpful for beginners who want to screen print from a photographic image. If you are taking a screen printing class, this video will remind you of a few key steps and processes for screen printing on your own.
Watch this one minute printmaking demonstration to make a wood block for woodcut printing. First, transfer a laser inkjet print to a wood block. Then carve a relief image into the wood block. Next, ink and print on a Mini Halfwood Press using a chase device. With the right set up, woodcut printing is a fine art worth learning.
Relief printmaking involves specific printing techniques and tools to create wonderful and unique pieces of art. Learn how to start printing with this free instructional printmaking video series.
Print registration in relief printmaking ensures that multiple prints are lined up in the exact same way. Learn how to register your prints and wood blocks with this free instructional printmaking video series.
Relief printmaking uses carved wooden blocks to create intricate printed works of art. Learn the basics of relief printmaking with this free instructional printmaking video series.
Relief printmaking can be done with a multitude of materials. Get great printing ideas with this free instructional printmaking 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.
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.
Giclee art reproductions can be printed on high quality paper. Learn about the benefits of printing giclees on paper 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.
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 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.
How to set up and adjust a 4 color table top press for 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...
This is a great DIY method of printmaking. using an old scanner found in the trash. Learn how to do monotype printing.
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.