Also called silkscreen process. a printmaking technique in which a mesh cloth is stretched over a heavy wooden frame and the design, painted on the screen by tusche or affixed by stencil, is printed by having a squeegee force color through the pores of the material in areas not blocked out by a glue sizing.
a print made by this technique.
verb (used with object)
to print by silkscreen.
of, made by, or printed with silkscreen.
Origin of silkscreen
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