Spot Color Separation Techniques in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

Spot Color Separation Techniques in Adobe Illustrator

Josh Valencia
If you're into screen printing, you know that getting your colors right is key. One of the most common questions is how to color separate a design in Adobe Illustrator. Don’t worry! It’s easier than you think, especially when using spot colors. Let’s dive into the basics and learn how to make your designs print-ready.
How Adobe Illustrator’s New Mock-Up Beta Tool is Saving the Screenprinter’s Time  | Screenprinting.com

How Adobe Illustrator’s New Mock-Up Beta Tool is Saving the Screenprinter’s Time

Kylie Waltz
The mock-up of a design is one of the (dare I say it) most important tools used to sell designs on t-shirts. It can be difficult to imagine how something will look on a shirt without the image.
How to Protect Your Artwork From Copyright Infringement  | Screenprinting.com

How to Protect Your Artwork From Copyright Infringement

Jacelyn Wedman
Screen printers are artists. Bringing a design from concept to garment is an artistic process. That art deserves to be protected. What’s worse than seeing a design you worked hard on get ripped off, and not being able to do anything about it? There’s a solution to protect your artwork: get it copyrighted. It seems daunting, but the process can help you protect your work.
A Crash Course in Halftones for Screen Printing  | Screenprinting.com

A Crash Course in Halftones for Screen Printing

Jacelyn Wedman
Halftones are utilized in many screen print shops. They create crazy details that can be screen printed onto a garment. But what are halftones exactly? How are they created? Let’s dive in and find out.
Designing for Screen Printed Multi-Color Heat Transfers  | Screenprinting.com

Designing for Screen Printed Multi-Color Heat Transfers

Jacelyn Wedman
Designing artwork for screen printing is an important first step to ensuring a good print. You need to take print order, color shift, trapping, choking, and more into consideration when designing for a job. When designing a multi-color heat transfer job, you’ll need to approach your design differently. Print expert Colin Huggins walks through the process of creating artwork for multi-color heat transfers. 
How to Use Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

How to Use Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator

Jacelyn Wedman
Vectorizing images is key to screen printing design. Adobe® Illustrator is an amazing tool to get everything ready to go for printing. By using tools in Adobe® Illustrator, you can vectorize images by using the “Image Trace” tool. Golden Press Studio’s Art Director Cody Romeiser shows you how to set up and use Image Trace to vectorize artwork.
3 Simple Shortcuts That'll Speed Up Designing in Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

3 Simple Shortcuts That'll Speed Up Designing in Adobe® Illustrator

Jacelyn Wedman
Learning to design screen printing art in Adobe® Illustrator can take some time and practice. Clicking multiple buttons for one action—especially one you use all the time—can become tedious and tiring. Have you ever wanted to be able to just press one key to complete an action? Golden Press Studio’s art director Cory Romeiser has you covered. In this video, he shows you how to create one hotkey and two actions that speed up your screen printing design workflow.
How to Print Transparencies in Procreate  | Screenprinting.com

How to Print Transparencies in Procreate

Jacelyn Wedman
Procreate is an amazing design tool. Wouldn’t it be even more amazing if you could print film from Procreate? You sketch, draft, and finalize a design in Procreate, so why shouldn’t you be able to print from the app? In the past, printers had to use Adobe® Illustrator in order to print designs from Procreate. But Cory Romeiser, art director of Golden Press Studio, did some digging. He found that you can print from Procreate. Let’s dive in.
4 Steps to Create a T-Shirt Design Without Drawing  | Screenprinting.com

4 Steps to Create a T-Shirt Design Without Drawing

Jacelyn Wedman
Great shirts start with great art. Creating your own artwork can be a challenge, especially if you’re not into hand-drawing. How do you make a design look original without drawing your own? With a vector pack, you can create countless designs without drawing a single line. In this video, Golden Press Studio’s art director Cory Romeiser shows you how to create a rad design without drawing at all. 
4 Easy Steps to Turn Any Color into a Pantone Color  | Screenprinting.com

4 Easy Steps to Turn Any Color into a Pantone Color

Jacelyn Wedman
Mixing custom colors is a must for many printers, and creating those colors starts with the artwork. If the colors of your artwork don’t match the colors on press, you may have some unhappy clients. Golden Press Studio’s Art Director Cory Romeiser shows you how to turn any color into a Pantone color with Adobe® Illustrator in four simple steps.
The Difference Between Raster and Vector Images  | Screenprinting.com

The Difference Between Raster and Vector Images

Jacelyn Wedman
Creating designs for screen printing takes a little bit of work and creativity. Whether you’re designing a logo for your brand or creating a t-shirt design based on artwork from a client, you’ll need design software that works for you. But before you get to designing, you need to know the difference between raster and vector images.