Prepping a screen for water-based inks can be a little more tricky than plastisol. The print deposit is thinner, the ink dries on the screen over time, and the ink can potentially break down emulsion faster than plastisol ink would. Because of this, you need a good screen to get a good print. Let’s go through the process of making a screen so you’re prepared for your next water-based job.
Baselayr is a brand that provides high-quality supplies and equipment needed in the darkroom.
The darkroom creates the foundation for screen printing. You need to LAY down a good BASE of emulsion that's been correctly exposed to build a solid print. The most notable feature of the line is the series of emulsions.