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A printing process in which a mesh frame and a stencil are used, along with a squeegee, to apply ink to a surface. The ink prints the mesh areas, but the stenciled areas are not. Practically any flat surface can be printed using this process. There are some drawbacks, as this process can be time-consuming, especially if you're applying more than one ink color to the same piece. This process does not render detail well, either. If you use finer screen and thinner ink, you'll get a sharper image and the drying time will be lessened.