Pablo Picasso, a painter from the 19th century once said; “Action is the foundational keyto all success.” (BrainyQuote.com). During the Song Dynasty (960-1269 A.D.) the early Chinesetook action when they discovered that through the use of pre-formed stencils they could createmuch desired patterns and designs on material and entire other countries to trade other productsfor their highly desired textiles. Originally introduced in America in the 1930s, this type ofprinting has become diversified and more popular over the years. The artistry behind silk-screening has evolved and today’s services offer a variety of techniques that are sure to meet theneeds of any company wanting to produce a quality product. However, the silk-screening processthat we know today is developed by English and American artists. It was within the last 40 yearsthat it has been used as a way of producing fine-arts prints.Linda Acain, owner of Pualani’s Custom Screen Printing Company once stated that;“Silk-screening is not a job for everyone.” because in the beginning, when people look at theshirts, they think that it’s fun but after a while, people get tired doing silk-screening. It is goodfor business but plenty of competition because every people can do silkscreen printing at home.It can be too expensive but at the end, consumer can still make money. It’s much fun to see howpeople are very creative to make designs for their shirts. Some artists like Samuel Simon andJohn Pilsworth took a patent to improve silkscreen printing by developing new ideas andcontribute changes (“Silkscreening” page 13). Silkscreen printing is arguably the most versatilemethod of printing because it is affordable; materials are eas…
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