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Spraypaint on T-shirts.

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by whoneedsavet, Apr 30, 2005.

  1. whoneedsavet

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    Spraypaint on T-shirts.

    Discussion started by whoneedsavet - Apr 30, 2005

    Just wondering Can I use spray paint on t-shirts to make a stencil. Ive got my design and the proper paint but spray paint always looks better because of the splater effects. Will it come off in the wash or will it stay?
     
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    rackoner_UHK - Replied Apr 30, 2005

    Yea you can use paint on t-shirts. me and some of the people in my crew are still in high school and we sell shirts. oh yea it wont come off in the wash it will fade eventually.
     
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    whoneedsavet - Replied Apr 30, 2005

    I went ahead and done it anyway. Thanks for advice though. Ill post a pic in a minute. Im thinking of selling them in school too.
     
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    GEEB - Replied Apr 30, 2005

    When you say spray paint, do you mean like Krylon spray paint? or are you useing fabric paint? because ive got a few stencils i want to put on shirts also.
     
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    HAL - Replied Apr 30, 2005

    Why don't you just do silkscreening? You can make whatever design you want, and it'll come out better than some stencil. Unless, of course, you're really into mallpunk and want that DIY look.
     
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    whoneedsavet - Replied May 1, 2005

    It was my first go at it. And it came out orite.
     
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    Beer Can - Replied May 1, 2005

    mall punk? hahahahahahahaha
     
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    I used Monster Colors Montana and Fabric Paint. The spray looked hand-made but the fabric paint looked like i bought it.
     
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    GnomeToys - Replied May 3, 2005

    You can paint really clean stencils on fabric if you iron everything out and put a board under the layer you're spraying on. I think different colors will have different longevity in the washer and dryer though, and the fabric blend of the shirt could affect this as well.

    For example, with a polyester / cotton shirt, the toluene & other solvents in the spray paint will probably melt the poly to some degree before it evaporates and the paint should bond to it better than it will pure cotton. I have a stenciled cheap white poly/cotton shirt that was sprayed around 9 months ago and washed countless times and has not faded or decayed yet. This was with el-cheapo dollar store black gloss paint.
     
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    Gunm - Replied May 3, 2005

    ah ha ha ha ha....golden
     
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    donky - Replied May 4, 2005

    wheres the pic u said u would post up!!!!!!!
     
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