Screenprint with embossing

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Also known as silkscreen, a design is transferred on to a mesh ‘screen’, which is stretched over a frame. The design acts like a stencil, blocking out specific areas of the screen. A squeegee is then used to force ink through the mesh, transferring the ink into a sheet of paper below through the permeable areas in the design. The print is embossed using a jig and a plate-and-cutter machine to raise specific areas of the design forward.