Color Separations 101 – by Scott Fresener

Color Separations 101 - Everything you ever wanted to know about Color Separations This article is for anyone involved in creating, managing or just...

Simulated Process Color Separations for Screen Printing – Part Two

  Part Two - Simulated Process Color Separations for Screen Printing. Click here to read Part One.                 Creating Underbase White If you are going on...

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...

Stop Ruining Great Artwork by Scott Fresener

This is a topic I deal with every day as I do high-end photorealistic color separations for the industry. The original artwork is often...

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.
Color Seps with Scott Fresener

Color Separations in Photoshop with Scott Fresener

It is almost impossible to tell everything you need to know about color separating in a short article. But, I feel strongly that if...

Creating Distressed Look in Corel Draw

OK, I have to admit it. I have written this article before. In fact, in looking for older versions I found an article I...

Creating an Underbase in Corel Draw

When printing on a black or dark background, you need to print either sold or halftoned underbase of white ink. This short article will detail...

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...

How to make Artwork Color Separation Friendly

It’s Time For An Artwork Resolution to Help Make Separations Easier and Better The title of this article says it all. For high-end color separations...

Blur Text – No, It’s Not Your Eyes

I find it very funny that we strive to do high end photo realistic images on light and dark shirts, and there is a...

Using Vellum to Burn Screens by Scott Fresener

For those who remember the old process cameras, when vellum paper and laser printers found a...
Computer Graphics Articles

Three new computer graphic articles from Scott Fresener

There are three new articles on the main Articles page. They are all on computer graphics and they are all topics that we deal with...

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...

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...