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James and the Bear

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A great way to spend the afternoon on a rainy day.  James is an A Level student and today he developed one of his illustrations from travelling all round the country drawing endangered animals.  The bear was picked out and splashes of colour were added after a few mini tests.  In the end he decided bolder and brighter the better! We used half-tones to soften the edges of the coloured layers then the illustration sat on top.  Here are the reslts from his first go at screen printing.    

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Easy Halftones Screen Printing Photos

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Here are a couple of halftone screen prints I did this morning, they are suprisingly easy to do with the special software on the studio printer which creates the dots for you! These are A3 images and I think they came out really well.  You can use this same technique to produce photo realistic colour images with three more layers but I like the black and white for these. 

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