Third #Printinktober 2019

We’re now in the third week of #Printinktober.  I decided it was time to play with some of my thermofax screens. Here are all of my prints from this week. All of the thermofax designs are mine except for the two pieces with the handwriting on them.   I’m using Speedball screen printing ink.  …

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Second #Printinktober 2019

It’s my second week of #printinktober. If you missed the first week, here is the link. This week I am still using rollers, but wanted to use mostly plain ones to see what I could create.

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Printinktober 2019

I always want to do those 100-day challenges, but I can’t seem to focus on something for that length of time. Well, when Julie Fei-Fan Balzer announced her #printinktober challenge last month, I decided I wanted to try it this year. If you aren’t familiar with this challenge, it is printing on paper or fabric…

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Sun Printing over “bad” prints

Sometimes printing projects just don’t work out the way you want them to. If you have some fabric around that you don’t like, try adding more layers. Today I’m talking about sun printing over “bad” prints.

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Experimenting with Wet Cyan Printing

I have just started my experimenting with wet cyan printing. Here is just a mini tutorial, but much more information will be coming soon. It’s real easy to get started by purchasing these pretreated fabric sheets. You can buy them through Amazon, Dharma Trading, or other online stores. They are a bit pricey, but I…

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QSDS Glorious Prints

As mentioned in the last post, I spent a week in Columbus, Ohio at QSDS. This event,  held every year includes two 5-days sessions and two weekend sessions. I chose Glorious Prints (printing with thickened dyes) with Pat Pauly in the first 5-day session.

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Back from QSDS

I am back from QSDS (Quilt & Surface Design Symposium) on the campus of Columbus College of Art and Design in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

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