Anyone know anything about where I would go to have small silkscreens
made. Everyone I call in the yellow pages do silkscreen printing but no
one seems to know where i can have screens made. Thanks in advance.
If you're using a single color it's not difficult to make your own. Here's
a link to a web site that describes the process:
Buffalo, NY - USA
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It's very, very easy to make your own screens. I haven't done it since
I was in high school, but...
It's just a frame with a groove running around it, you stretch the
screen and attach using a bead string (like putting a screen on a
A quick google search turns up a ton of links...
Here's an online source for everything you need...
We did it in a high-school photography class, wasn't tough at all.
It's something you should be able to do yourself without difficulty.
Maybe Edmunds scientific would have something of a kit?
I bought a kit at the local art supply house in San Antonio. It comes with
everything you need to start out. You will need a way to make
transparencies. If you have a laser printer you can buy transparency
material at the office supply. I know a little about the process. I own a
printing company (not screen printing) and have done a few shirts and such.
I'd be happy to help with technical stuff if you get lost once you find the
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