Creativity tutorials

Screen Printing Tutorial: How to Make Handmade Packaging

Discover basic tips to create packaging at home with Tatabi Studio’s screen printing technique

Using DIY techniques for your brand identity allows you to create an original and unique style. Among the techniques that help us achieve this aesthetic is silk-screen printing, a popular methods for brands to boost their designs.

That's why designer Elena Sancho, founder of Tatabi Studio (@tatabi), teaches us how to use this printing technique to create unique packaging with a lot of personality. You can watch the tutorial here:

1. Prepare the materials

To make a screen print, you'll need:

  • A self-assembly box
  • A 72-thread screen for water-based inks
  • A clear plastic acetate
  • Water-based ink
  • A scraper
  • Seal and tape
  • A cloth, a sponge, and water
  • It is also a good idea to use an apron to avoid stains, and to have some tool or help to anchor the screen to the table. For more information on screen-printing and the necessary materials, you can look here.

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