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...

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...

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"...

Improving Poor Photographic Images in Corel Draw

Never leave a piece of photorealistic artwork untouched. Although Adobe Photoshop is...

All About DPI, LPI, PPI & More

Quick Glossary: Halftone - A series of large and small dots that represent image areas of a continuous tone image. Continuous tone artwork can be...

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...

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...

Color Separation Tips in Corel Draw

Over the years I have learned that one of the major secrets to good screen printing is good color separations.  As you become a...

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...

Class Name Shirts in Corel Draw

Some things never change. Regardless of what shirts are in style, there is still a market for putting a list of students in a...

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...

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...

Improving Poor Photographic Images in Photoshop

Always take time to improve photographic type images in Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop is the defacto standard raster/pixel based program that the world uses for...

The Confusion over RIP Software by Terry Combs

If you’re a screen printer, and you make your own film positives, chances are you own RIP software.

Halftone Converter

Do you need a way to convert Photoshop files to halftone dots? Are you searching for the missing "Screen" button in Photoshop CS5, CS6...

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...

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...

Printing Photoshop Channel Separations in Illustrator or Corel Draw

It is very common to create "channel" color separations in Adobe Photoshop. This is how automated color separation programs like T-Seps make separations. And, if you...

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...

Adobe Creative Cloud and Photoshop CC REVIEW – Updated

 Every few years companies like Adobe, Corel and others feel the urge to bring out new versions of their software – whether you want...

Fake Stitch Look

This one is fun. Have you ever looked at a shirt from a distance and thought it was an emblem or cloth appliqué stitched...

Combining Corel Images with Photoshop

Scott Fresener gives a short tutorial on the best way to use Corel images in Photoshop.
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...

FastART – Back by Popular Demand. Great Artwork – Cheap!

FastART Volumes 1 - 29. Re-Released! FastART was first introduced in 2002 as a way to help users of our popular Photoshop color separation program,...

Adobe Photoshop CC Tutorials

Adobe does a great job of offering video tutorials on all products including Photoshop CC. To keep up with the most current changes and...

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...

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...

Who really uses T-Seps and FastFilms?

Some days I feel like a hairdresser. I know much more than I should. Over the years I have had the great pleasure of...

Photoshop CC Update

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. Some of these features...

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...

T-Seps is Compatible with the new Photoshop CC 2018.

Great news! T-Seps 3.5.5 is compatible with the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. Download a Free Trial today and start doing high-end printing on...

Videos on Creative Cloud, High-End Printing & T-RIP Film Output

We have a number of new videos on a variety of topics. Are you confused by Adobe's Creative Cloud? Scott Fresener walks...

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...

Happy Birthday Adobe! 25 Great Years

Adobe - the makers of Photoshop - is celebrating their 25th year! Who would have thought that a little company and simple program to...

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...

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....
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