Photoshop for Screen Printing: Advanced Color Separations  | Screenprinting.com

Photoshop for Screen Printing: Advanced Color Separations

Jamie Leinbach
Step up your screen printing game with our Advanced Photoshop Course, tailored just for screen printers. This course builds upon the basic skills you've learned, pushing your design and color separation capabilities to greater heights.
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.
Screen Printing Art Terms Every Printer Should Know  | Screenprinting.com

Screen Printing Art Terms Every Printer Should Know

Jacelyn Wedman
Stepping into screen printing? There are lots of art terms to learn. Garment termsprinting terms, and art terms, it’s all important. If you’re creating your art for screen printing, you’ll need to pick up a few vocabulary words. Here’s a quick guide to some common art terms.
What is Copyright Infringement and Why Does it Matter to Screen Printers?  | Screenprinting.com

What is Copyright Infringement and Why Does it Matter to Screen Printers?

Jacelyn Wedman
Copyright infringement can happen to anyone. Say a client asks you to print a design of a cup of coffee with the Starbucks logo on it. You may think it’s no big deal and grab its logo online and slap it on a t-shirt. A few months later, a cease and desist letter or email comes to you. Guess what? That Starbucks logo is copyrighted. Navigating copyrights is a bit tricky. Let’s dive in and define copyright and copyright infringement. Then we’ll see how it relates to screen printers.
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.
Tips for Adjusting Dot Gain in Artwork in Adobe® Photoshop  | Screenprinting.com

Tips for Adjusting Dot Gain in Artwork in Adobe® Photoshop

Jacelyn Wedman

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.

A Guide to Creating an Underbase in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

A Guide to Creating an Underbase in Adobe Illustrator

Sage Larson
Creating an underbase for your art is important to make sure your design comes out as clean and vibrant as you imagined it. Want to know how to do it? Screen Printing Expert Colin Huggins walks you through the process of creating the white underbase in Adobe Illustrator.
How to Install ImagePrint R.E.D.  | Screenprinting.com

How to Install ImagePrint R.E.D.

Jacelyn Wedman
ImagePrint R.E.D. is the first separations software that connects to any printer. Whether you’re printing large format photos, DTG, stickers, or film transparencies, you can use ImagePrint. Just got your ImagePrint software in the mail? Wondering how to install it? Here’s a walkthrough to help you get started.
How to Add Texture to Designs in Procreate  | Screenprinting.com

How to Add Texture to Designs in Procreate

Jacelyn Wedman
Have you ever drawn a design in Procreate and thought it was missing something? You’re not alone. Cory Romeiser, art director at Golden Press Studio, feels the same way. He created textured brushes so you can create weathered designs in Procreate for that perfect worn, faded look. Want to see it in action? Let’s jump in.
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 You Can Make a T-Shirt Design in Procreate  | Screenprinting.com

How You Can Make a T-Shirt Design in Procreate

Sage Larson
Have a ton of great t-shirt ideas but don't know how to design them? Graphic Designer Cory Romesier of Golden Press Studio will walk you through how you can create your own design in Procreate. He'll share helpful insights about Procreate, tricks you can utilize to take the design to the next level, and how to mock it up on a shirt. Check it out.
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.