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screen printing (serigraphy)

Part of the Multimedia and graphics glossary:

Screen printing, also known as serigraphy, is a method of creating an image on paper, fabric or some other object by pressing ink through a screen with areas blocked off by a stencil. The technique is used both for making fine art prints and for commercial applications, such as printing a company's logo on coffee mugs or t-shirts.

This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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