Serigraph: printing

1. The paper must be carefully positioned under the screen, on the table, so that prints with more than one colour can be precisely registered. The artist makes registration marks on the paper to ensure accuracy.

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2. Once the ink is mixed to acheive the right colour and with any additional modifiers, the ink is poured across the top of the screen.

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3. Using a squeegee, the artist draws the ink down the screen surface, forcing it through the exposed areas onto the paper below.

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4. The screen is lifted and the printed paper is placed on a rack to dry.

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5. Several colours can be printed by repeating the above steps, and by using registration techniques.