Here are the shirts I made:
For Dad, inspired by this, the mural on the Intermedia Arts building in Minneapolis:
For brother in law, inspired by Robert Frost's quote: "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."
For my brother.
The ink was getting dry in the screen so it didn't print as cleanly as I wanted and also I got ink on one of the sleeves so Devin got a second shirt:
He's a big Rocky fan if you couldn't tell.
Dad got another shirt because I forgot about this design and I really wanted him to have a shirt with this on it:
Inspired by this awesome design in an art and design book:
This one for my sister in law. I like this one so much it was hard to give it away!
Finally, a sweet kiwi bird for my Kiwi penpal Claire in New Zealand! Believe it or not, we have been writing each other for over ten years! Writing with actual pen and paper! (-: And that reminds me, it's my turn to write and I am WAY overdue!)
So those made some quick, fun and unique Christmas gifts. I love screenprinting. It's a little messy, but I'm sure with a little practice it'll be no problem. Now I should screenprint on paper. Might be a little less stressful! The most time consuming part of these projects was designing and cutting out the freezer paper I used as stencils. Stenciling is the easiest, most basic screenprinting method.