How To Screen Print Video Series - Screen & Darkroom

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The screen & darkroom are critical elements in the screen making process. In this How to Screen Print video we discuss the important considerations in choosing and setting up your screen & darkroom.

In this video, you will learn how to create a UV free darkroom by using yellow bulbs and filters. Discover how to control humidity, airflow and temperature in your darkroom so that the emulsion used in the screen printing process is not adversely affected.

Find out how to choose the best screen for your screen printing project. We discuss important considerations for choosing screens including the differences between wood and aluminum frames, static versus retensionable screens, mesh counts, mesh tension, thread diameter, and more. Need a refresher? Click here for a glossary of screen printing terms.