A Crash Course in Halftones for Screen Printing
Tips for Adjusting Dot Gain in Artwork in Adobe® Photoshop
Imagine this: you separate halftone artwork in Photoshop and it looks great. When you go to screen print it onto a garment, the image looks oversaturated and areas that should “fade” are way too dark. Those halftone dots didn’t all work together to create the masterpiece you saw on your computer screen.
Sound familiar? It’s called dot gain and occurs whenever a squeegee is pulled across a screen, causing pressure. The good news is that there’s an easy way to adjust for dot gain within Adobe® Photoshop.
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Designing for Screen Printed Multi-Color Heat Transfers
How to Use Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator
Preparing Art and Screen Printing CMYK with Water-Based Inks
How to Print Transparencies in Procreate
How PRNT SCRN Screen Printing Stays True to its DIY Roots
5 Essential Gestures to Know when Designing in Procreate
The Difference Between Raster and Vector Images
Why Printers Need to Master Adobe Illustrator for Screen Printing
Why Screen Printers Should Learn Procreate
Tons of screen printers have been using Adobe® Illustrator to create designs for prints. It’s necessary to know how to use it. But wouldn’t it be easier if you could just sketch out ideas, hone them in, and then finalize them to be printed? That’s where Procreate comes in. The Apple app makes the sketching and concepting process simple. If you’ve never used it before, check out the new Designing in Procreate course. Golden Press Studio’s Art Director Cory Romeiser will teach you the ins and outs of the program so you can start making rad art.