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Published on 06.03.2016
An introductory video of artisans in Yokohama, Kanagawa.
This video introduces the artisans of screen printing.
Formal name: Silk screen printing.
Silk screen printing is one of a printing technique. They print onto a printing block with the ink paste through the holes on silk screen print. By silk screen printing, they can print on a variety of surfaces regardless of the shape or material, including not only paper, but metal, glass, and even silicon. These artisans use their amazingly precise skill in choosing the correct colors and materials, as well as their knowledge of how to tone the colors or how much pressure to use when printing.
▼Employment and Labor Affairs division, Economics Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama
“The Artisans in Yokohama” (Japanese)
▼City of Yokohama
Source: Economics Affairs Bureau, City of Yokohama