The Real History of Inkjet Printing on T-Shirts

This short article is one that was first posted on the U.S. Screen website a long time ago to show that none...

The Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act and You

This one has been bouncing around for a few years and was stayed a year ago pending review and defining the guidelines better. This...

All About DPI, LPI, PPI & More

Quick Glossary: Halftone - A series of large and small dots that represent image areas of a continuous tone image. Continuous tone artwork can be...

Choking, Trapping & Cleaning up Type in Photoshop – by Scott Fresener

A Little Background First Choking and Trapping are two very common printing terms that relate to creating artwork that prints easy at the press.  Computer...

Screen Printing Equipment & Supply Startup Checklist by Terry Combs

During screen printing classes, I regularly get the question, "What do I really need to get started in this business?" Here's my list to use as a guideline.

NewBie or Not NewBie? That is the question by Pat Fresener

Hey, the good news is that this article is really for those who are thinking of joining the revered group called “newbies” so “experts”...

Third Party Inks for Film and Direct to Garment

Someone quizzes me on this subject three or four times a week. So here’s the scoop on those third party...

Non-Textile Printing by Scott Fresener

By Scott FresenerThis article is written for all the garment screen printers who want to diversifyinto non-textile printing and have never worked with inks...

That Thing You Do With One Hand by Pat Fresener

I’ve been trying for some time to get around to writing on my blog. I’d like to say my excuse for not getting around...

Adobe Creative Cloud and Photoshop CC REVIEW – Updated

 Every few years companies like Adobe, Corel and others feel the urge to bring out new versions of their software – whether you want...

Fake Stitch Look

This one is fun. Have you ever looked at a shirt from a distance and thought it was an emblem or cloth appliqué stitched...

Final Separation Tweaks in Adobe Photoshop

This article will assume you already have a basic Photoshop channel separation done as Simulated Process Color. The information here is geared more towards doing...

T-RIP For Film Output

T-RIP Film Output - Perfect Films Every Time Are you looking for the perfect film for screen printing. Combine T-RIP with the Epson...

Marketing & Selling Basics 101 by Scott Fresener

This article should be titled "If you can't make a sale you only have a hobbie." Create a Plan and Set Goals TODAY! True! If you...

Simulated Process Color Separations for Screen Printing – Part One

  Part One of a two part article. Click here to read Part Two.     Printing detailed, photorealistic images on dark shirts has always been the ultimate...