Any image you use to create a printed design, this includes a stencil, hand drawn image, or a positive.
Crafty Screen Waterbased inks
Best used with our Crafty Screen Aluminium Screen, once printed you can cure/fix by using a Heat Press, Heat Gun or Leave to air dry and use an iron to fix the print to the fabric. If using an iron make sure you use heat resistant paper to protect your print.
Please not that if you are printing with our glitter inks it is recommended that you use a screen with a 32T mesh count.
Please note that the print needs to be cured at 165°C ideally for 2-3 minutes.
Cleaning the inks
Crafty Screen Waterbased Inks are super easy to clean, you can simply use water or our ready made Eco Screen Wash for extra cleaning power!
A process of using heat to fix the ink to the fabric. to cure our waterbased inks, you should cure ink at 165°c for 2-3 minutes.
A process of removing leftover dust, oils, and residue from a screen.
LIght sensitive media used to coat a screen, this is the substance that prepares the screen for exposure.
The process of exposing a screen coated with emulsion and a positive, using a light source like a uv bulb.
A black and white image printed onto a transparent sheet, this is used as a stencil for printing.
One single pull of a squeegee onto an inked screen.
Fabric firmly attached to the screenprinting frame. this is what the artwork is printed through.
The number of threads per one inch of screen mesh, different counts are used for different amounts of detail.
The process of slightly raising a screen up off the print surface for a cleaner print.
Ink that is bright and bold, with no transparency.
When a screen with emulsion and a stencil has been exposed for too long meaning that the image is difficult to wash out.
Pulling a squeegee across a screen in order to produce a printed artwork. also refers to the final printed article.
The recessed side of a screen on which ink is placed and the squeegee is pulled to print.
The act of pulling a squeegee across a screen to print an image.
An image which is printed, in its original tone or shape.