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T-Seps and Photoshop

T-Seps 3.5.5 – Compatible with Photoshop CC 2017!

T-Seps 3.5.5 – Compatible with Photoshop CC 2017!

Adobe is on the move again. On November 3 they released Photoshop CC 2017 as a major update. T-Seps 3.5.5 is compatible with the new Photoshop. Adobe keeps adding more and more features and improving the program and fixing some of the minor bugs that have been cropping up. If you already own T-Seps 3.5 Read More


Microsoft now forcing some users to upgrade to Windows 10.

Last week I had three customers in a row call to ask why their T-RIP didn’t work and all three then told me that they came into work and got a “welcome to Windows 10” greeting when they booted their computer. They all said they never authorized the update and did not click on anything. Read More

Computer Graphics Articles

Three new computer graphic articles from Scott Fresener

I just put three new articles on my main Articles page. They are all on computer graphics and they are all topics that I deal with almost daily in doing separations and talking to DTG customers. Enjoy!Preparing Artwork for DTG PrintingStop Ruining Great ArtworkHelping Artists Understand File Formats


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 lot more chances to deal directly with artists. I am simply amazed how little they know about file formats, the color separation process or how to tweak artwork to make it Read More


Preparing Artwork for DTG Printing by Scott Fresener

This is a topic that a book could be written about because a lot of things that need to be or could be done to make artwork print better on a DTG printer are the same things you often do to artwork in general – whether you are printing to DTG, sublimation or screen printing. The Read More


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 created in vector programs but because of the detailed complex content or photographic element they need to be separated in Photoshop. My best customers send me high resolution files that are at Read More

T-RIP 2.0

T-RIP 2.0 Released for Film Output

Introducing T-RIP 2.0 from Scott Fresener. T-RIP is the next generation of our older and popular FastRIP software and the truth is we are the leaders in RIP software. T-RIP 2.0 works with almost any “dumb” inkjet printer – like the Epson 1430 and it makes it print film positives that are a thing of Read More


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 moretowards doing final tweaks after you have separated using one automated separation programs that will sometimes give you too many color choices or they might lose fine subtle detail. Even if you do Read More

T-Seps 3.5

Just Released! T-Seps 3.5 for Photoshop CC 2014

This one has been a long time coming and took more work than we thought. On June 18 Adobe released Photoshop CC 2014 and made a major change in how programs like T-Seps work in their Extensions Panels. Prior to CC 2014, Extensions were generally Flash based programs. Starting in CC 2014 Adobe changed things Read More

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 I can point you in the right direction and maybe cut through some of the myths and opinions that you hear – that are wrong – you will break out of Read More


Customer’s first job with T-Seps

I have been working with a start-up screen printer in Mesa, Arizona called Group Imaging and they are doing things all the right way. They are a large banner and display manufacturer moving into adding T-Shirts to their product mix. Owner, Jeff Burris is not afraid of buying the best equipment and setting up a Read More


New Computer Graphics Quick Tips Videos

In an effort to do more and more short videos we are now doing Quick Tips videos (less than ten minutes) on key specific topics relating to Computer Graphics and Color Separations. The first three are here and they include:Quick Tip #1 – How to get cleaner and sharper separations by turning off anti-aliasing in Read More


Important Photoshop Display Settings Change – Don’t miss this.

Starting with Photoshop CS4, I noticed that often on jobs that were color separated as a typical “channel separation” that they would not display with “dot gain” applied based on my 30% dot gain settings in the Color Settings window. This is important because if a set of color separations does not display on the Read More