Materials & Techniques

Silkscreening (Screen printing)

Screenprints (also known as serigraph or silkscreen) are created using a stencil to block out areas not intended to transfer to the paper (or fabric). Using a squeegee, the printmaker forces ink through the unblocked areas of the mesh screen. Additional colors or tones can be achieved by using multiple stencils.

Excerpt from

Emily Schiller, Visions of America exhibition gallery text, 2016.