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  • a gallon of comet white and pitch black on a table full of squeegees
    January 13, 2021 Sage Larson

    Is Water Based Printing Right For You?

    Intrigued by water-based inks? Water-based inks are great because they feel so soft on the garment and simple to print basic jobs, but it becomes challenging when printing complex art and it requires more legwork. Whether you’re ready for a new challenge or you received a request from a customer, printing with water-based inks is a whole new ball game compared to printing plastisol inks. Ink master Colin Huggins has shared helpful knowledge you need to know about water-based printing to help you decide if it’s right for you.
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  • person pushing a squeegee across a screen
    January 8, 2021 Sage Larson

    How to Handle White Plastisol Inks in Cooler Temperatures

    Dreaming about warm summer days when your ink flows oh so smoothly? Winter and its cooler temperatures sure makes it difficult for a screen printer, especially with white plastisol inks. The ink feels thick, stringy, and stiff. It requires more effort to lay down a good ink deposit. Does it have to be this hard? Nope. Ink and Chemistry Guru Colin Huggins shares his secrets to making white plastisol ink easier to handle during the cooler months.
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  • top 3 instagram tips with person holding up their iphone with the app pulled up
    December 30, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Get Clients Through Instagram

    Wait... It's possible to get screen printing clients through Instagram? It sure is — if you play it right. Cory Romeiser, photographer and graphic designer for Golden Press Studio, shares his top three tips for getting clients you want through Instagram.
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  • macbook laptop, an iphone, and a notebook and pen on a table
    December 28, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Establish a Brand

    Side hustles are becoming more common as people decide the traditional nine-to-five doesn’t cut it any longer. Needing to diversify their sources of income, many have turned to starting up a screen printing side business. Whether you want to print for others or start your own clothing line, launching the new business will require more work than investing in the supplies and equipment. You'll need to develop a brand that stands out from the crowd, cuts through the noise, and speaks to your future customers. Learn how to establish a strong, unique, intriguing brand by delving into the depths of brand identity, brand voice, logos, and visual elements.
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  • jonathan overmyer in front of a palm print with text saying 420 prints for 60 shirts
    December 23, 2020 Sage Larson

    The Easiest Way to Make a Print Pop on a White Shirt

    Golden Press Studio turns up the heat with a multicolor, Miami Vice-themed print for a tattoo shop. Needing to print a two-color pocket, four-color back, and one-color sleeve, the shop takes on the challenge to make this bodacious print. Watch the team burn the screens, register, print, and cure to make a vibrant, vibin' print. All done with standard FN-INK™ colors. 
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  • silver foil print on black shirt. print is of a scuba diver's helmet
    December 18, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Print Foil on a Shirt with Foil Transfers

    Looking to make a print shimmer and shine? Create a print that stands out in a crowd by printing foil transfers. Screen printing expert Ronald Peters gives an overview on how to print foil transfers on a shirt. From mentioning the supplies needed to tips and tricks, Ronald gives you all the information you need to start printing foil transfers today.
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