Textile Printing: Techniques for Printing on Fabric Clearly Explained
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Textile Printing: Techniques for Printing on Fabric Clearly Explained


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The printing of textiles, when approached as an artistic discipline, offers interesting and rewarding opportunities for expression. In this book, written as a practical manual, readers will find detailed information about the history of textile printing, the most common fabrics used for printing, and basic instructions for printing on textiles in a studio setting. The technical processes are carefully explained and include examples that make each process easier for beginners to understand. Following an introduction, the books chapters cover these topics:

  • A Brief History of Textile Printing
  • Textiles for Printing
  • Materials and Tools
  • Technical Processes, including Block Printing, Serigraphy, Devor and bleaching, Batik, and Serti painting with guta pigments
  • Step-by-Step instructions for six projects: a childs dress, a shawl with gradated colors, a lamp shade, personalized denim clothing, a curtain with Devor, and an armchair decorated with gutta
  • A Gallery illustrating finished objects
  • A Glossary and Bibliography
    Textile Printing is a practical and informative book for textile design students, professionals in the industry, and dedicated amateurs. Color photos on most pageshundreds of illustrations.




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