Scott and Mike Fresener now have a permanent location for their popular hands-on training classes in Bowling Green Kentucky. They have added new classes and are now offering these classes every six weeks. Their most popular class in a three day workshop on the entire T-Shirt printing process – everything from A – Z. This Read More
We just updated the Events Calendar to include all the major trade shows through most of 2017- including key international shows.
We just released Episode 24 of the T-Shirt Report. The T-Shirt Report is an industry internet vblog that we are doing with our very good friend, Richard Greaves. Each episode brings you Industry News and Comments, Tech Talk, Trade Show News and Reviews, Interesting Reading, focused topic segments, opinions and rants (of course) and much 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
The number 51 must be my lucky number. Once again I am on the Stitches Magazine Power 75 list of the industry’s top 75 most influential people. This list leans heavily to the embroidery side since Stitches mainly covers embroidery topics. I am once again #51 for the year 2014. Thanks Stitches! Read the entire Read More
Commentary by Scott Fresener. Doing T-Shirt industry trade show reports has become a tradition and I have been teaming up with my good friend Richard Greaves to do these. We just finished our Long Beach ISS Show report and it is great. If you want to see what you missed (whether you were there or 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
In case you missed the SGIA Expo October 22-24 in Las Vegas, it was a fantastic show! It broke previous attendance records with over 25,500 registered attendees and 541 exhibitors. Wow! Congratulations to SGIA for putting on a terrific event at a great city. Maybe they will see the writing on the wall and make Vegas Read More
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
UPDATE: The following article was written back in November of 2013. A lot has happened since then. Epson has provided a printer for us to use in our Printers Boot Camp classes and we can say we LOVE this baby! Because we only use it for classes, it will often sit for weeks and weeks. Read More
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
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
Comments by Scott Fresener: Over the years I have watched the online designer guys work to be relevant to this industry. The problem has often been many of the developers are not from the industry and they “think” they know what we need. And, others simply never “got it” and never had features you needed. Read More
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 interesting that they gave this a large spread in the print edition. Check it out HERE.
Check out this very insightful show review of the very first ISS Show held in Nashville May 8-10. Scott and Richard give a very in depth show review including things that are new, a run down of who was there, comments on this first time event (excellent!), rumors, gossip and much more. You can always Read More