Thursday, January 13, 2011



There are cheap/easy DIY ways to make silkscreens,too.

Generally, one can stretch sheer curtain fabric/ nylon on an embroidery hoop or other kind of frame.

I have even stretched/ taped it on a crude Matt cut out of cardboard.

Generally, I then draw/trace the image, block around the design by painting mod-podge glue (maybe not a choice for Sat. since glue involves a drying factor), but masking tape, adhesive paper, etc. could be used to mask the screen for a print series .

Rather than squeegee, I press paint through the screen w stencil brushes, but soft squeegees (folded newspaper, cardboard) could be used.
Barbara Loring

Here We Come...!

i cant wait for Saturday.

here is a drawing i did trying to simplify one of my favorites from the ones you selected. i think it would be a good image to stencil.


Tuesday, January 11, 2011

A new look for Code Pink!

Codepink launched a redesign of the national website this week prominently featuring the BOW$H campaign and many photos and actions from Maine CODE PINK

Thursday, January 6, 2011