All About QR Codes

Get your QR Code on. They are fun, cool, and cutting edge. By Scott Fresener. You’ve probably seen those little box “maze” graphics in ads...

Five Things to Know about DTG

Five Things to Know Before Jumping into Digital Printing This article is very PRO direct-to-garment or DTG. While some of the comments may sound negative...

What to Look for in Curing Units/Dryers by Scott Fresener

If you are going to print T-shirts then you cannot live without a curing unit. Whether it be your oven at home or a...

Six Common Screen Printing Mistakes

Over the years I have given thousands of classes and been in hundreds and hundreds of shops doing consulting.  I use to joke to...

The Confusion over RIP Software by Terry Combs

If you’re a screen printer, and you make your own film positives, chances are you own RIP software.

Twitter 101 – Time to “Get It” by Scott Fresener

As more and more people use Twitter in their business and more and more people are confused by it.....I thought I would post an...

Wall Street Journal Article and Video – Finding the Perfect T-Shirt

On June 4, 2014, The Wall Street Journal had a great article and video titled Finding the Perfect T-Shirt. It was very informative and...

How to get Great Results with Direct Film

Although I have probably made my "millionth" screen using the Direct Emulsion method, I have had good results with Capillary Direct...

Using Special Effects Inks

No matter where you are in the world today, when you walk into any sporting goods, department, or specialty clothing store you see a...

Printing Photoshop Channel Separations in Illustrator or Corel Draw

It is very common to create "channel" color separations in Adobe Photoshop. This is how automated color separation programs like T-Seps make separations. And, if you...

Halftone Dots Made Easy

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about halftone dots for screen printing and how to create them, expose them and print them in this article by Scott Fresener.

Checkout the Facebook Industry Related Groups

Facebook has open and closed groups and there are a LOT of them for garment decorating. In case you did not know about them...

Speeding up Manual Production by Scott Fresener

During the busy months it is important to get as much production as possible off of a manual printing press. This article details some...

Helping Artists Understand File Formats by Scott Fresener

This is a topic dear to my heart. Now that I am doing a lot of high-end color separations every day I have a...

On Doing Business in Changing Times by Mark Coudray

The industry has been through economic fluctuations in the past. We've seen ups and downs based in the general economy. We've also see the disruptive impact of new and emerging technologies. Times have changed and almost everyone I know and talk to are challenged with a serious impact to their business. Here are some ideas to help you position yourself for more business in hard economic times.