Science Themed Tees & Prints Handmade by Deb Sklut

Oakland, California · 222 Sales


Science Themed Tees & Prints Handmade by Deb Sklut

Oakland, California 222 Sales On Etsy since 2013

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Deb Sklut


Deb Sklut

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Deb Sklut


Artist Marries Biologist and Creates Science-Inspired Art.

I started making art when I was a little kid. I always loved art, and majored in Art Practice at UC Berkeley, from which I graduated in 2010. My husband is a biologist, and back when he was just my boyfriend, he commissioned me to design a biology-themed t-shirt for his department back in 2007. He believed in my art and invested his own money to get the shirts printed. They were a hit, and I ended up designing shirts for his department for several years thereafter.
In college, I took a screen printing class to make fine art prints, where I explored concepts involving the intersection of science and art, specifically the aesthetics of and the patterns in science. I found them beautiful.
After I graduated, I learned how to screen print t-shirts, and I started designing some biology-themed designs that inspired me. My husband was an excellent resource to ensure the scientific integrity of my work, and I just kept making more shirts.
Now, I sell my t-shirts here on Etsy, at science conferences at universities, and at the Bay Area Science Festival, as well as doing private commissions for labs, biotech companies, and other organizations.
Science is beautiful to me, and structural biology is fascinating to me. It amazes me that there is a whole world that we can't see with the naked eye.
I have explored many concepts on the micro level and now I am progressing to include work on the macro level as well, including closeups of tiny organisms and possibly branching out to other fields of science.
I love that my literal marriage has inspired a marriage of art and science in my craft, and I have no shortage of ideas for future projects that exalt the aesthetics of science.

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Last updated on October 25, 2017
Welcome to Screenology by Deb Sklut!
Formerly "Squeaky Squeegee Art", Screenology is a collection of science-themed tees and prints, all designed by Deb Sklut in her home studio. All shirts are printed with water-based inks on premium, 100% cotton, fashion forward t-shirts.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Refunds on damaged or defective items only- pictures required.
Exchanges for incorrect sizing only; buyer pays shipping.
I want you as the buyer to be happy with your purchase! If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact me.
Payment must be received in full within 7 days of purchase. Items will not be shipped until payment goes through.

I accept direct checkout and PayPal for payment.
Items will be shipped in 1-5 days if in stock. Items not in stock usually take 1-2 weeks until shipment, since I have to place an order for the blank shirt.

I can add insurance, tracking, and/or expedited shipping for an additional fee- message me for more info.
Additional policies and FAQs
As my shirts are 100% cotton, a small bit of shrinkage is inevitable, but can be minimized by proper care.
**Please machine wash COLD, inside out, and tumble dry LOW. Do NOT iron the design.**
This way, your beautiful, unique shirt will last much longer! :-)

Women's tees are more of a Junior's size fit. For Women's sizing, you may want to order a size up. If you need a larger, Missy-size tee, please let me know and we will arrange something.

Custom orders are welcomed- please message me with your design ideas!

Custom colors are also available for my existing designs- message me with color ideas and we will figure out a striking color combination.