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- n. A sheet of material (originally silk but now synthetic) with areas that are porous to ink and others that are non-porous to allow printing of images, such as on T-shirts.
- v. To use a silkscreen to apply an image.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a print made using a stencil process in which an image or design is superimposed on a very fine mesh screen and printing ink is squeegeed onto the printing surface through the area of the screen that is not covered by the stencil
- v. print by silkscreen
I say "silkscreen" because I didn't use photo emulsion or screen blocker, I really used a stencil.
One of Urs's works I bought is a 6-by-8-foot silkscreen of a 1950s portrait of the actress Veronica Lake with a huge silver spoon placed on top of her, bisecting her face.
Once I learn to silkscreen I'll make one and work out mailing.
Bo Muller-Moore uses a hand silkscreen machine to apply his phrase, which he calls an expression of the benefits of local agriculture, on T-shirts and sweatshirts.
The phrase helped him get his silkscreen business going, which he later expanded through the Internet.
Warhol's silkscreen prints were exhibited at the Jewish Community Center before moving to the Jewish Museum in New York, where they were subject to a withering review by art critic Hilton Kramer.
The company provides fast, high-quality CD and DVD production including video editing, DVD authoring, graphic design, photo realistic and silkscreen printing, and a variety of packaging, copy protection and fulfillment services.
Shepard Fairey's Obama "Hope" silkscreen during the 2008 election captured America's yearning for a more visionary politics.
Synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas, 106 x 106 in.
Rauschenberg's silkscreen collages have fetched as much as $14.6 million at auction; Christie's has priced this work to sell for between $12 million and $18 million.
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