coloured flowers screen print
YOU WILL NEED
• Derivan Screen Ink
Fluro Blue, Mid Yellow & Brilliant Pink
• Box cutter
• Cutting Matt
• Roll of contact paper
• A piece of cotton fabric
• A4 blank screen printing screen
• Palette knife
• 20cm squeegee
Download, flower design, (link above) now using a permanent marker trace design onto an a4 sized piece of contact.
Tip: Place the flower design in the middle of the sheet.
With a box cutter cut out the traced image.
Adhere the contact paper to the bottom of the screen (on the non-recessed side).
Place your fabric down flat onto an even surface.
Hot Tip: put some newspaper down to protect the surface from paint
With a palette knife place a scoop of Fluro Blue Derivan Screen Ink onto the top of the design. Now put squeegee your squeegee at a 45-degree angle and drag the paint across the screen.
Slowly put the screen off the fabric to reveal your print. Check the underside of the screen and check there is no ink residue if needed clean the outer screen with a damp cloth. Once clean place the screen in a different area of the fabric and repeat until you have the desired amount of blue flowers.
Clean the screen under the tap and dry fully
before started with a new colour.
Continue with colours Mid Yellow & and Brilliant Pink
*Hot tip if you overlap the flowers with different colours you will achieve extra tones in your design - notice on our final design where the yellow overlaps the blue you get green and where the brilliant pink is over the blue you get purple