Four Ways to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a Black Shirt  | Screenprinting.com

Four Ways to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a Black Shirt

Sage Larson
Printing black plastisol ink on a black shirt — trendy, right? As with everything in screen printing, there are multiple ways to achieve this goal. From using a puff base to printing with clear base to curing at higher and lower temperatures, printers can offer a variety of effects and looks to their customers. Let's take a look to see how each technique turns out so you can decide what's best for your next print job.
How to Color Separate Blends and Halftones for Screen Printing in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

How to Color Separate Blends and Halftones for Screen Printing in Adobe Illustrator

Sage Larson
Screen printing master Colin Huggins is here with another deep dive into artwork! In the latest video, Colin explains how to do color separations for blending and halftones in Adobe Illustrator. He shares insights about the techniques that'll dial in your design and make it ready for perfect blending. Take a look!
How to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a White Garment  | Screenprinting.com

How to Print Black Plastisol Ink on a White Garment

Sage Larson
We learned about printing white plastisol ink on a black shirt, but what about black plastisol ink on a white shirt? In our latest video, expert Colin Huggins explores the nuances of printing black plastisol ink on light-colored garments.
How to Register on the Riley Hopkins 250 Press with Tilt Micros  | Screenprinting.com

How to Register on the Riley Hopkins 250 Press with Tilt Micros

Sage Larson
Got your brand new Riley Hopkins 250 Press, but not quite sure how to register it? In our latest video, expert Colin Huggins goes through each step of the registration process by using the four-color design he created in the video about creating a white base in Illustrator. He offers a ton of helpful tips to ensure your print job stays in place. Watch and learn!
How to Do Eco-Friendly Screen Printing  | Screenprinting.com

How to Do Eco-Friendly Screen Printing

Sage Larson

Let’s face it. Screen printing is dirty, messy, and toxic at times. From the chemicals, garment manufacturers, chemical waste, to water pollution, screen printing has a long road ahead to becoming eco-friendly. Implementing greener practices seems challenging and expensive, but that’s not the case. 

Our choices matter. Let’s look at ways screen printers can implement environmentally friendly products and processes in their shops. 

How To Screen Print With Plastisol Heat Transfers  | Screenprinting.com

How To Screen Print With Plastisol Heat Transfers

Sage Larson
Screen printing heat transfers can seem daunting but in reality, it’s actually fairly simple. If made properly, plastisol heat transfers can last almost as long as a screen prints and can be much easier to apply in certain scenarios. Here are a few ways screen printing your own transfers can help your business.
The Darkroom Process: Film, Emulsion Density, Exposing, and Washout  | Screenprinting.com

The Darkroom Process: Film, Emulsion Density, Exposing, and Washout

Sage Larson
After coating a screen, it's time to expose and washout the screen. Dialing in screen exposure is no easy feat. In the latest videos, screen printing expert Colin Huggins goes over the tools you need to create optimal and to make solid, exposed screens. He'll also address nuances within the exposing and washout process and share ways to improve your darkroom procedures.
When to Use White Discharge Ink  | Screenprinting.com

When to Use White Discharge Ink

Sage Larson
Printing with discharge is fun, but the process has a lot of factors printers need to consider — type of garment, curing device, safety precautions, and more. Let's look at one question today: When would you use white discharge ink?
Which Emulsion is Right for Me?  | Screenprinting.com

Which Emulsion is Right for Me?

Sage Larson
Several types of emulsions exist on the market. How do you decide on which emulsion is best for you? First, you must ask yourself a few questions.
How To Make A Better Screen For Screen Printing  | Screenprinting.com

How To Make A Better Screen For Screen Printing

Sage Larson

Ready to make a screen and you aren’t quite sure where to start? You’ve come to the right place. We'll walk you through each step of the process of how to make a screen for screen printing.

How to Dry Reclaimed Screens and Build a Drying Cabinet  | Screenprinting.com

How to Dry Reclaimed Screens and Build a Drying Cabinet

Sage Larson
After learning how to properly reclaim screens, now it's time to dry them. Screen printing expert Colin Huggins shares tips on how to get the best results so your screens are ready to be coated. He also shares how a screen printer can create an optimal space for drying screens once they have been coated. Take a look!
Wear Masks. Why? CDC Issues Guidelines for Businesses To Reopen  | Screenprinting.com

Wear Masks. Why? CDC Issues Guidelines for Businesses To Reopen

Ryan Moor
In order to help prevent further outbreaks, the CDC says employees should wear a cloth face mask "in all areas of the business” along with sanitation, hand washing, and distancing. Many customers have had great success providing the reusable, sustainable, and comfortable Allmask™ to their customers as branded or blank to serve this need.