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
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
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
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
Adobe – the makers of Photoshop – is celebrating their 25th year! Who would have thought that a little company and simple program to do fonts – way back when….. would be around this long and help Adobe grow to the powerhouse they are. There are a number of websites including Adobe’s with great articles Read More
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
UPDATE: Once again there is an upgrade to one of my favorite programs and once again the upgrade adds a few new features and breaks others. On June 18, 2014 Adobe released a new version of Photoshop CC called CC 2014. This is a stand-alone version that can co-exist along with your current CC, CS6 Read More
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
It seems Adobe can’t make up their mind. They renewed an older offer and you can still get Photoshop CC for $9.99 per month!
Adobe does a great job of offering video tutorials on all products including Photoshop CC.
Adobe keeps adding more and more features to Photoshop CC and they post them on their own website at www.adobe.com/products/photoshop.html.
Do you need a way to convert Photoshop files to halftone dots? Are you searching for the missing “Screen” button in Photoshop CS5, CS6 and CC?
Every few years companies like Adobe, Corel and others feel the urge to bring out new versions of their software – whether you want it or not.
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 graphics programs can create outstanding graphics but when you output the films for the separations all the colors butt up against each other. In a perfect world this is great. Read More
I find it very funny that we strive to do high end photo realistic images on light and dark shirts, and there is a whole other market for simple graphic prints that are very popular. Since everything in this industry comes around more than once (foil was huge in the early 90’s), I thought it Read More