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Topic: SUPER NEWB! Question about ink colors.  (Read 1008 times)
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« on: September 06, 2008 01:40:30 AM »

Hi there! I've been working up heinous plots to print my own t-shirts... but, the thing is, I like having options. Speedball fabric ink comes in, like, ten colors. My question is this: can screenprinting inks be mixed? Black + white = grey, blue + yellow + yellow = lime green, and the like?
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2008 09:44:23 PM »

Yep! Mix and match all you want!
Just make enough so that you don't run out. You will almost never be able to match your creation perfectly with a second batch of ink. Use the extras on a small run or mix it with something else later.
I store my extra ink in leftover yogurt or butter containers. Just put a piece of plastic wrap between the cup and the lid and you're good to go for a few months.
Enjoy Smiley
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