Silk Screen Printing, Advanced

Category: Arts Crafts & Hobbies

Category: Arts, Crafts, and Hobbies
Skill Level:  2
Original Honor:  1974
AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
AdventSource Catalog: Advanced Star Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wiki.pathfindersonline.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference

 

Requirements:

1. Have the Silk Screen Printing Honor.

2. Properly stretch and secure silk screen fabric to a frame.

3. Know what fabrics can be used in silk screening and the advantages of each. What factors influence the choice of mesh count for the screen?

4. Understand and use each of the following silk screen printing techniques:

a. Hand cut film stencil method

b. Photographic method

c. Resist method

5. Use two of the following techniques in meeting requirement 4:

a. Print a design using two or more colors in proper registration

b. Print a repeat or all-over design

c. Print a three-color design using only two colors of ink

 

6. Print on a material other than paper or fabric, such as glass, metal, or leather.