How We Screen-Print…

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The second part of our three part book making project is creating the beautiful silk screen prints that fill the inside of our books. Using the classic snow-flake-cutting technique my campers fold and then cut to create symmetrical stencils which we then use to create these colorful creations:

This is very permanent ink so it is important that everyone has there smocks on. It can get messy fast. The ink is very viscous, and spreads to everything it comes in contact with, and unlike tempera it dries much slower.

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