Archive of ‘Screen printing’ category

Photo Shoot

I have recently started using a brick or wood texture against which to take photos and have found it really helps with the white balance that I had been struggling with. Whilst I love white background in photos, when the object itself is primarily white it is very difficult to differentiate between the object and […] Read more…

Colour up

  I have finally decided on my three screen printed colour ways for my new season Best In Show Dog design Tea Towels. The hardest one to settle on was the Mallard; I’m not quite sure why, maybe because it is my favourite colour at the moment. I tried it with mustard and the charcoal, […] Read more…

Washable paper

This caddy uses washable brown paper.  It is basically the same stuff that is used to make the label on jeans – it is washable, quite stiff and can be stitched.  I love it – it is about the same colour as Kraft paper and being so stiff perfect for making this little caddy.  I […] Read more…

Sampling

My I still love my original Best In Show pattern, but I have been thinking about taking it one step further – maybe by making it a two colour print. Also I wanted to scale it down a bit for smaller accessories such as cosmetic bags so I prepared a screen and ran up some […] Read more…

Shiny new sheets

I like getting custom requests from Etsy customers; I find it often gives me the push to try something new. That was the case this week when I was asked to print one of my current designs in a metallic silver, rather than the listing colour ways of blue, pink or grey. Funnily enough it […] Read more…

Studio Process

Colour matching the inks for my ice blue owl design to match up with the Pantone colour system.  I use the water based Selectasine pigments and binder system for printing onto the organic cotton jersey fabric.  The pigments are really intense so need adding with care to achieve subtle colour blends. Read more…