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« on: December 29, 2008 02:13:33 PM »

Hi all!

I've been wanting to do this silk screen for ages, but have been having some disagreements with Speedball drawing fluid and screen block, so I had to find an alternative way of doing it.  I wanted to do more than one, so a paper stencil was out.  I decided to have a go at cutting a stencil out of contact (the sticky plastic book covering stuff) and sticking this onto to screen and see if it would hold for a few editions.  It worked!  I did two different shirts with the stencil and I think it would have held for a few more too.  It's definitely a technique I would use again!

Here's my pic...  this makes me smile every time I see it.  Unfortunately, I have had no high fives from strangers... they all read my shirt and them look away quickly, doing their best to avoid eye contact with me!  Oh well...

Comments and critiques welcome!  Cheers!

« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2008 03:17:28 PM »

I would totally high five you and my sister is here agreeing she would too, as a matter of fact, I am going to high five everyone in the room in honor of your awesome shirt! WOOHOO >insert high fiving emoticon here<

« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2008 03:20:45 PM »

*highfive in reply!*

« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2008 04:22:55 PM »

Awesome!  I would TOTALLY high five you on the street!

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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2009 12:37:58 PM »

Are people high-fiving you yet? They should be!

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