While graphics is a popular elective at Saugus High, the noisy, machine- filled building also is a business that prints documents and silk-screens
logos on clothing for clubs and sports teams.
To make our silk-screens, I decided it would be best to use a simple thermal-screen process.
For the silk-screen process to work well, the final portrait needed to be black and white with few middle tones.
The students then placed the tracings onto their paper and positioned them as they wanted their silk-screen portraits to appear.
The training has served him well, on the evidence of the meticulously crafted paintings he showed at Bard, works so pristine in execution that even at close range they look like silk-screens
, though on intimate inspection, often from an oblique angle, they reveal themselves as hand painted.
Most posters are signed or unsigned, open and limited editions including stone lithographs, four and five color offset lithographs and silk-screens
The mechanically produced photos and labels of the collages appealingly distinguish these works from their more expressive counterparts - though they are not as appealing as Andy Warhol's similarly repetitive silk-screens
of the same year, 1962.