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Screen Printing on Paper

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message 1: by Tina (new)

Tina | 5 comments The only screen printing I've done on paper is with Gocco. I'd like to also use a screen. What type and brand of ink do you like when printing on paper? And what mesh size do you recommend?


message 2: by Lena (new)

Lena (lenacorwin) | 65 comments Mod
hi tina,
i don't have a favorite brand- i use all sorts of waterbased screen printing ink. speedball is one brand i've used. and for paper, i use an all surface ink. the label should say that the ink is for use on paper.

as far as mesh size, it depends on your artwork-- is it detailed or simple? there is a good mesh size chart in the book.





message 3: by Tina (new)

Tina | 5 comments Thank you. I forgot about the mesh size chart in the book. B-T-W ... I love your book.


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