CMYK vs. Spot Color vs. Simulated Process Printing  | Screenprinting.com

CMYK vs. Spot Color vs. Simulated Process Printing

Sage Larson

Okay, so you’ve heard their names, CMYK Process, Spot Color, and Simulated Process, but what are they? What sets them apart from one another and what is the best use for each? Let’s go through them, one by one!

A 5-Step Guide to Separating Spot Colors in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

A 5-Step Guide to Separating Spot Colors in Adobe Illustrator

Jacelyn Wedman
For some screen printers, using Illustrator to separate colors can be overwhelming at times. Luckily, the main roadblock people run into is over-thinking the process. In this video, Luke Ryerkerk shows a simple way to separate a design using some key tools in Illustrator.
8 Simple Steps to Manually Clean Printheads in an Epson 1430 Printer  | Screenprinting.com

8 Simple Steps to Manually Clean Printheads in an Epson 1430 Printer

Jacelyn Wedman

Have you already done three standard head cleanings, and your print heads are still clogged? Don’t worry, all is not lost! Kevin Carle explains how you can do a manual cleaning to clear your Epson 1430 printer print heads. At Ryonet we love to educate first. With classes across the U.S., online design courses and […]

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A How to for Screen Printing T-Shirts  | Screenprinting.com

A Guide to Screen Printing T-Shirts

Sage Larson

Each printer has their own unique story of why they got into screen printing. Some wanted to start their own clothing line. Others found it as a way to make a living. No matter what boat you're in, screen printing can be challenging. Check out this easy guide to learn the proper steps for screen printing t-shirts.  

How to Screen Print Your Own Business Cards  | Screenprinting.com

How to Screen Print Your Own Business Cards

Jacelyn Wedman
Screen printing isn’t just about printing T-shirts. You can print so many different things: tote bagspostersheat transfersboxes, and more. One creative way to showcase your screen printing skills and add a personal touch to your brand is by screen printing your own business cards. Think of it as a small sales pitch. Giving out hand-printed business cards is a great way to show the customer what you can do and show off your standard of quality. In the video, print expert Josh Wells shows three easy steps to screen print your own business cards.
3 Simple Steps to Recycle Film and Reduce Plastic Waste  | Screenprinting.com

3 Simple Steps to Recycle Film and Reduce Plastic Waste

Jacelyn Wedman
Single-use plastic is wasteful. Every year, more and more plastic ends up in landfills, waterways, oceans, and even our bodies. It’s almost impossible to get away from single-use plastic in the 21st century. So what can screen printers do about it? Here’s one way to do your part: recycle used film.
Everything You Need to Know to Create Your Own Custom Neck Labels  | Screenprinting.com

Everything You Need to Know to Create Your Own Custom Neck Labels

Jacelyn Wedman
Neck labels are a great way to show off a brand. Since it’s inside the shirt, it’s a popular and subtle way to give customers a branded experience ...
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.
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.
Everything You Need to Know about Building Your Own DIY Dry Box  | Screenprinting.com

Everything You Need to Know about Building Your Own DIY Dry Box

Jacelyn Wedman
Whether you’ve just coated screens with emulsion, cleaned them up, or reclaimed them for a new job, having a safe, storing those screens in a dry environment is important to the process. Finding the perfect space for those screens may be complicated. Why not build your own? Darkroom guru Colin Huggins shows you how to create a dry box to keep those screens safe and get them to dry faster.
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.
4 Tips to Prevent Pinholes and Fisheyes  | Screenprinting.com

4 Tips to Prevent Pinholes and Fisheyes

Jacelyn Wedman
You’ve coated a screen for screen printing, exposed it, and rinsed it out. You might notice tiny holes in the screen where there shouldn’t be. Why is this? In this video, Ronald Peters touches on why pinholes and fisheyes happen, and gives tips to stop them before they cause problems on your screen.