There is a lot more to ink than meets the eye. With so many types, colours and uses for ink it’s not surprising that it is a vast and complicated subject. An ink chemist is someone who specialises in the science of, and complexity behind, all varieties of ink. Ink is important within many different… Read more »
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Shimon Schmueli, the founder of design consultancy Touch 360 said “Design is art optimized to meet objectives”. There’s a lot of wisdom in those words. Commercial design wants us to feel and act in specific ways while remaining aesthetically pleasing.
As this blog is still in its infancy I thought a post about the origins of screenprinting might be apt.
If you’re used to traditional methods of screenprinting or silkscreening you might not be familiar with what’s referred to as the painterly approach. Or perhaps you’re an artist looking for more information about new mediums for your art. Painterly screenprinting is the process of painting directly onto screens rather than printing. There are 2 methods… Read more »
Starting your own business is exciting, starting something creative is even more so. Imagine your designs on t-shirts and hoodies everywhere! However the old adage still rings true, fashion is fickle. Starting your own business is tough but if you’ve got a good idea, you’re passionate and you’re determined then you can succeed.
Here at Steve Wood Services we think it’s important to look after the environment. That’s why we stock eco friendly inks designs for use with a huge number of substrates such as: fabric sealed paper cardboard tyvek polyesters (mylar) polycarbonates (lexan) coated metals poly-styrene We’re able to supply eco friendly versions of inks for such… Read more »
Hi new readers! Welcome to our blog. We’re excited to start sharing industry news and opinion with you. We’ll be covering subjects such as eco friendly inks, how to start your own fashion business, tips on screenprinting and fun stuff too like the rise in paper crafting and a look at painterly screenprinting.