The Tools Needed for Oversized Prints
Screen printing is a creative industry, where the only limit is your imagination. Well, not the only thing: sometimes it’s the equipment. Have you ever wanted to print a design on the entire back of a t-shirt, but didn’t have the right equipment or supplies to pull it off? Oversized prints are bold and draw attention no matter what you print. But in order to do it right, you need the right tools. Let’s take a look at what oversized prints are and how to print them properly.
How You Can Make a T-Shirt Design in Procreate
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 Golden Press Studio Continues to Help New Shops Grow
Every screen printer’s journey is different. Whether you bought a shop set or created your own DIY equipment, getting off the ground is the hardest part of starting a screen printing business. Having a community of screen printers supporting you is essential; knowing someone is in your corner makes all the difference. The crew at Golden Press Studio believe in the power of community. They wanted to make a difference in the screen printing community by giving five shops a serious upgrade.
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.
What it's like Running a Screen Print Shop as a Parent
Being a parent is a full-time job. Running a business is also a full-time job. So how do you successfully be a business owner and a parent? With a lot of blood, sweat, and tears, it’s possible. The crew at Golden Press Studio knows the joys and the woes of running a growing business while being a father. Jonathan Overmeyer, Cory Romeiser, Jared Day, and Josh Rickard share what it takes to run a successful, growing screen printing business while managing parenthood.
3 Tips to Master Hand Lettering
Hand lettering is a great way to take your designs one step further. It takes a lot of practice to master the trade. Golden Press Studio’s graphic designer Cory Romeiser walks through the basics of hand lettering and gives three helpful tips to help level up your lettering style.
How to Customize A Design From a Vector Pack in Adobe Illustrator
Creating your own designs is both fun and challenging. With a vector pack, the artwork is there. All you need to do is create a design using elements from the pack. Golden Press Studio’s Graphic Designer Cory Romeiser shows you how to customize a design from a vector pack in Adobe Illustrator.
How to Print on Nylon Windbreakers
Printing on nylon is a struggle. Many variables and differences in the material can make print jobs difficult. Once you get the process right, it’s a cinch. Jonathan Overmeyer at Golden Press Studio walks through how to print on nylon windbreakers using their original shirt design.
How to Invert a Design in Adobe Illustrator
Let’s face it: not all customers send in perfect designs. Sometimes, artwork needs some tweaks (or a complete redo). Say you’re given artwork originally printed on a white background with black lines, but the client wants it printed on black with white lines. Simply changing the black lines to white lines doesn’t always cut it. The artwork looks fine, but not as good as it could look. By inverting the artwork in Adobe Illustrator, you can make your artwork stand out. Cory Romeiser of Golden Press Studio shows you how to invert artwork in Adobe Illustrator to make your life a little easier.
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What a Screen Drying Cabinet Does for Your Darkroom
To create a stellar print, you need a solid screen. Using high quality emulsion and dialing in exposure times help, but it's a fraction of what's needed. Your darkroom matters. Jonathan Overmyer from Golden Press Studio shares tips on how to create an ideal darkroom. He also shares a personal story of an area where he struggles in his shop — keeping dust, lint, and fibers off his screens while they're drying. Luckily, Jonathan has found a piece of equipment that has tremendously reduced the amount of particles on screens that also speeds up production.
How to Make a Custom Print Shop Logo
When launching a new business, one of important tasks you need to tackle is creating a logo. If you don't have a graphic design background, making a logo can be daunting. Luckily, a fellow graphic designer has made your life a little easier. Cory Romeiser of Golden Press Studio walks you through how you can make your own unique logo by using elements from the Screen Printers Branding Starter Pack.