Dyeing and Screen-Printing on Textiles is a clear, easy-to-follow guide for students as well as accomplished artists and designers who wish to expand their knowledge of a range of fascinating techniques.
Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor covers all the key processes used in creating dyed and screen-printed fabrics using a range of synthetic dyes.
This comprehensive guide includes recipes for cloth preparation, dyeing and printing, fixation, designing a repeat, and preparing imagery and screens for exposure. Also included is advice on equipment needed for setting up a studio and safe working practice. The step-by-step instructions are accompanied by inspirational images of works by practitioners from around the world. This new edition of Dyeing and Screen-Printing on Textiles has been fully updated, and features brand new colour illustrations.
About the Author
Joanna Kinnersly-Taylor is a well-known textile artist and designer. Her practice ranges from large-scale architectural commissions to works for galleries and private spaces, as well as collections of domestic linens. She is a visiting lecturer at a number of colleges and universities and has exhibited widely, both in the UK and abroad. Her work frequently appears in books and magazines.
Fancy creating your own prints for cushions, scarfs, clothes and wall art? This book is one for the textile artists, whether you're a student starting out or an experienced artist looking to expand your knowledge and skill set ... Author and textile artist Joanna, draws upon her vast experience to guide you through the process ... Each technique is clearly explained and illustrated in simple step by steps, and inspiration is plentiful, with featured work by textile designers from around the world. As well as being a useful guide, the glossary and conversion charts make this a useful reference book to have in your studio. Joanna is creative yet practical, and chapters such as 'Record-keeping' will really help you to get the most out of your own creative experiments. -- Jennifer Schembri My Creative Diva
Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Good Practice in the Studio 2. Setting up a Studio 3. Record-keeping 4. Selecting and Preparing Cloth 5. Dyeing Cloth 6. Thickeners 7. Print Pastes - direct style 8. Discharge 9. Other Techniques 10. Preparing Imagery and Screens for Printing 11. Printing 12. Fixing and finishing List of auxiliaries and their functions Glossary Conversion charts Address list Bibliography Index of artists Index