Photoshop for Screen PrintingOtto Graphic
26 pages with 13 illustrations, including pull-out centre spread.
Size: 15cm x 22cm
Inside: 3 colours on 100gsm Heritage Book.
Cover: 2 colours on 320gsm coated grey board.
This illustrated manual explains how to use Photoshop for preparation and visualisation of artwork for screen prints as well as risographs. It especially focuses on converting halftones for black and white positives. It briefly explains how to work in layers. For using channels we would recommend the Multichannel manual.
When we opened Soma in 2004, Otto was in our very first exhibition. At the time he worked from Spike Island Studios here in Bristol.
Otto is a Graphic Artist who practices as book artist, screen printer and illustrator.
Twenty years ago Otto began creating and publishing screen printed books. His first participation at an artists’ book fair was at the Barbican in 1996 where he showed his conceptual visual narrative ‘Helping you back to work’. Since then he has been presenting books at major artists’ book fairs around the world and has now published in excess of 80 titles. The most popular titles are the screen printing manuals and the cross-cut fold scifi booklets, which have sold in their thousands. In 2019 Otto won the V O Stomps Foerderpreis, Mainzer Minipressenmesse, Gutenberg Museum for the titles Camino de Santiago, Voyage Fantastic, We Will Rule The World.