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...

Secrets to High-End Printing on Dark Shirts – Important Information!

This article was promoted by yet another call from a new T-Seps user (large company) faced with the same old "we can't print that"...

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...

Where are the customers?

This article was first written in 2009 but it is still relevant today. ...

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...

Woodstock…I was there … or was I?

This is a "reprint" of a fun little article I wrote on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock in August of 2009. I thought I...

Epson F2000 DTG Printer Review and Update by Scott Fresener

  November 2017 Update. This article is starting to look like a saga. You should read this section first and work through the article and updates...

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...

Using Foil for Great Effects!

By Scott Fresener In the early to mid 90’s, foil on shirts was HUGE! We use to teach it in our classes and the students...

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...

The Three Fastest Ways to Get New Business by Mark Coudray

The fastest way to get more business is to look at your existing customer base and see if you can't sell them more. There are a variety of ways of doing this. Two of the fastest are to create bundles and programs. Beyond these easy to implement ways are to reactivate old or lost accounts.
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...