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Silkscreen Basics: A Complete How-to Manual
SHS:
Silkscreen Basics
A Complete How-to Handbook
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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.
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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.

224 pages, Paperback, 8'' x 10'' (203 x 254 mm)
400 color illustrations, English
ISBN: 978-1-58423-419-7  $ 24.95
Contributors from A–Z:
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
About the Author:
SHS
SHS studied fine arts in Ravenna, Italy and book publishing at UPF in Barcelona, Spain. He has worked as a designer and production specialist for several companies such as Southern Records, Acantilado, and Quaderns Crema.

SHS is also the author of One Gear: Converting and Maintaining Single Speed & Fixed Gear Bicycles

He currently lives and works as a freelance designer in Barcelona, Spain.

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GINGKO PRESS | GRAPHIC DESIGN BOOK | ISBN-13: 9781584234197 | ISBN-10: 1-58423-419-9 / 1584234199