Designing for Screen Printed Multi-Color Heat Transfers
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
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 Adobe® Illustrator
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
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
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
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
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.