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A weekend of T-shirts and printing

16 Mar

This time last year there had been snow and I had enjoyed a few days off work with no trains. I have not been so lucky this year but we have been lucky with a lot of sun so there is no excuse not to be out in the garden creating new exciting things craft wise.

There have been a few failures to get to this point with 2 failed screen printing tests, some not so great t-shirt results but they are here! Original Skull Mice t-shirts. 

The first few will be going at a lower price until I can get some packaging sorted so grab yourself a bargain – An original hand screen printed t-shirt with original illustration. Currently only available direct from me either online or at Craft fair venues. £15 with free P&P for all facebook followers – http://www.facebook.com/bexonwhite. Sizes XS – XL with the fit on the slightly larger size so if you are usually a small, the XS would be suggested. 

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Please email me at tragictomaotes@hotmail.co.uk with any questions or requests for t-shirts.

I have also been busy putting some original drawings and bits on ebay, there are some gooduns all starting at the lowest price I can sell them to cover materials. 

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/bexonwhite/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=

 

 

 

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Sometimes you have to fail

3 Mar

I have been waiting patiently for a new order of screen printing goodies to arrive and now that they finally have I set about creating a printed t-shirt. It was all going so well. I created my pattern on the stencil, I filled it in….I did more than one sweep and my whole design was absorbed into nothingness. 

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Lets try this again! Draw image onto canvas, check.

Let dry properly. Check.

Fill in. Let dry for what I think is enough time. Check.

Rinse with water. Check.

Print onto t-shirt and remove…check….o damn that did not work! Image

With 5 more days of work imposed on me until the next weekend I intend to sketch image one evening, let dry. Fill on second evening, let dry, rinse out on 3rd evening, let dry. Screen print on Saturday. Then I will either celebrate or cry depending on the results of that experiment! 

 

In which I scan some sketches

23 Jan

I said in the beginning of January I would be trying to draw more and not judge the outcomes, I finally found some time to scan in a few sketches I had lying around for tattoo design ideas, some detail is lost but the idea of them are still viable. 

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One also I think will make a pretty cracking T-shirt so expect to see some update screen print t-shirts available! On black and white t-shirts.

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If you are interested to know when these become available feel free to drop me an email at tragictomatoes@hotmail.co.uk and I’ll keep you updated!