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.

How to Use Adobe® Photoshop to Convert a Design into Halftones  | Screenprinting.com

How to Use Adobe® Photoshop to Convert a Design into Halftones

Jacelyn Wedman
With Adobe® Photoshop, printers can convert any grayscale image into halftones. Don’t have R.I.P. software? Not a problem. By using a bitmap, printers can create a halftone pattern that will print images like a dream. Here’s how to do it. 
Meet ImagePrint R.E.D., the new RIP Software that Works with Any Printer  | Screenprinting.com

Meet ImagePrint R.E.D., the RIP Software that Works with Any Printer

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You’ve been scouring the internet looking for a decent separation software that will be compatible with your printer. You want something that’s easy to use and won’t break your budget. Meet ImagePrint R.E.D. It’s a new RIP software that works with any printer. Want to know more? Let’s dive in.
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.
How to Use Photo Compositing to Make a Template in Procreate  | Screenprinting.com

How to Use Photo Compositing to Make a Template in Procreate

Jacelyn Wedman
The dreaded blank document. All that white space, waiting to be filled with all those ideas floating in your head. But where do you even begin? To make those ideas a reality, give photo compositing a try. Golden Press Studio’s Art Director Cory Romeiser walks you through the process of choosing and layering elements from photos to create an original design in Procreate.
3 Simple Shortcuts That'll Speed Up Designing in Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

3 Simple Shortcuts That'll Speed Up Designing in Adobe® Illustrator

Jacelyn Wedman
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  | Screenprinting.com

How to Print Transparencies in Procreate

Jacelyn Wedman
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.
How PRNT SCRN Screen Printing Stays True to its DIY Roots  | Screenprinting.com

How PRNT SCRN Screen Printing Stays True to its DIY Roots

Jacelyn Wedman
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