Text (in Dutch) Harmen Liemburg for Items 5/2011
Linking analogue printing techniques to current digital tools, this publications replaces may outdated handbooks.
Printing large sizes with waterbased inks, the first concern is to find paper that can withstand the moisture in the inks, meaning it should dry flat so it can be printed multiple times without ruining previous layers.
Over papier (About paper)
Interview (in Dutch) through email by Esther Krop
Written (in Dutch) for De Monsterkamer, a blog about paper for designers and paperlovers.
DIY – ‘getto style’ – rock ‘n roll – energetic.
Very useful for people who want to set up a little screenprinting studio for themselves and build their own low cost equipment.
Order directly from the authors at Print Liberation.
Best down to earth introduction to the technique of screenprinting and various aspects of the screenprinting industry available today. Recommended.
Order directly from the author at Squeegeeville.
Michiel Schuurman at Cito Repro Centrum Amsterdam
Affordable film output options for screenprinting up to A0 size without montage in Amsterdam:
Levant Art Supplies
Peter van Ginkel
Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier
Mesh Print Club, Rotterdam
Grafische Werkplaats Den Haag
Grafisch Atelier Den Bosch
Werkplaats Raaf, Breda
CULTURAL SCREENPRINTERS NL
Kees Maas Zeefdruk/Interbellum
Since 1997 I’ve been using Unico AQ waterbased screenprinting inks and additives like retarder (slowing down drying) and hardener (weatherproofing prints), made in Belgium.
Technical tips for GRA students working with 120 T screens for paper and waterbased inks.
Smallest printable elements (lines, type, pixels in bitmapped images) should have – as a rule of thumb – a minimum of 0.5 mm in positive or negative. There will always be even smaller elements (i.e. the endparts of serifs in type), but if you stick to this size, you’re avoiding lots of trouble. Zoom in and check this!