Why Should I Start Screen Printing?
Screen printing is a challenging, creative process. Many screen printers start out as a hobby, or get into the trade through other means of garment decorating, like vinyl or embroidery. Stepping into screen printing doesn’t have to be a big investment, but it can have big effects on your business. Let’s talk about what it takes to start screen printing, and how it can be combined with other aspects of garment decoration.
Tips for Exposing Screen Printing Screens with the Sun
Proper screen exposure is vital to getting that perfect print. Purchasing an exposure unit can be pricey. There’s one option that many printers turn to: the power of the sun. You can use the sun as your exposure unit. But should you? Let’s go over how to expose a screen in the sun and potential issues you might encounter.
Everything You Need to Know about Making a Darkroom in a Closet, Bathroom, and Garage
To get the best screen possible, you need the best darkroom setup. If your print shop is in your home, you might have to get creative with your darkroom. Setting up an effective darkroom can be challenging, but Darkroom expert Colin Huggins has you covered. In this post, he shares tips and nuances for constructing home darkrooms in a closet, a bathroom, and a garage.
Exposure Exhaustion: What Went Wrong?
Let’s face it, exposure problems can be one of the most frustrating issues in the screen printing process. Yet, like anything else in life, screen printing is just a series of events. When something goes wrong, you have to look at each stage to figure out the source of your issue. So, when it comes […]