The Advantages of Printing with Plastisol Ink  | Screenprinting.com

The Advantages of Printing with Plastisol Ink

Jacelyn Wedman
Print shops all over the world debate whether water-based ink or plastisol ink is the better option. There are advantages and drawbacks to both types of ink. The ink you choose to print with depends on your shop setup and goals for your prints. Let’s talk about the advantages of printing with plastisol ink.
Why Screen Printers Should Learn Procreate  | Screenprinting.com

Why Screen Printers Should Learn Procreate

Jacelyn Wedman

Tons of screen printers have been using Adobe® Illustrator to create designs for prints. It’s necessary to know how to use it. But wouldn’t it be easier if you could just sketch out ideas, hone them in, and then finalize them to be printed? That’s where Procreate comes in. The Apple app makes the sketching and concepting process simple. If you’ve never used it before, check out the new Designing in Procreate course. Golden Press Studio’s Art Director Cory Romeiser will teach you the ins and outs of the program so you can start making rad art.

A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Baselayr Long Lasting Emulsion  | Screenprinting.com

A Guide to Getting the Most Out of Baselayr Long Lasting Emulsion

Jacelyn Wedman
So you’ve just gotten your hands on Baselayr Long Lasting Emulsion. It’s perfect for printers who are just starting out, or for those who don’t have a perfect darkroom yet. Now that you have it, how should you use it? How do you get the best out of the emulsion? Screen printing expert Colin Huggins shows you how to mix the diazo into the emulsion, how to coat screens, how to expose, and more.
How to Create a Professional T-Shirt Mockup  | Screenprinting.com

How to Create a Professional T-Shirt Mockup

Jacelyn Wedman
Making a high-quality T-shirt mockup is important to any screen printing business. They can help you fine-tune concepts and send a professional mockup to your client before you start printing. The better quality your mockup is, the more uses it will have. You can use them as product photos, social media posts, and much more. Rogue Lab owner Lee Stuart shows us how to make a killer T-shirt mockup with a left-chest print and a back print.
How to Invert a Design in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

How to Invert a Design in Adobe Illustrator

Jacelyn Wedman
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.
How to Make a Custom Print Shop Logo  | Screenprinting.com

How to Make a Custom Print Shop Logo

Sage Larson
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.
How to Use the Stipple Shading Brushes in Procreate  | Screenprinting.com

How to Use the Stipple Shading Brushes in Procreate

Sage Larson
Looking to add depth to a design? A simple way to achieve that look is to use a shading technique. But, where do you shade? How do you get it to fade out? How do you make it look good? Cory Romeiser from Golden Press Studio demonstrates techniques to using the Tattoo Stipple Brush Pack in Procreate so you can make your next design look fantastic.
How to Screen Print Wet on Wet Halftones and Color Blends for a Vintage Look  | Screenprinting.com

How to Screen Print Wet on Wet Halftones and Color Blends for a Vintage Look

Sage Larson
Remember when expert Colin Huggins showed how to create halftones and blends in Adobe Illustrator? Now he's printing that design. Watch to learn how to print wet-on-wet halftones and blends, tips to get the best colors and blends, and how shirt colors affect the look of the print.
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 Dial In Exposure Times Using An Exposure Calculator  | Screenprinting.com

How To Dial In Exposure Times Using An Exposure Calculator

Sage Larson
Figuring out exposure times is one of the most difficult tasks in screen printing. Questions about exposing appear every day in Facebook screen printing groups like Rogue Printers, in our DMs, and calls in to our experts. If you're struggling, you're not alone. The best thing you can do is invest in a 21-Step Exposure Calculator. How does it work? Let's dive in.
Guidance for DTG Printing on Triblend Garments  | Screenprinting.com

Guidance for DTG Printing on Triblend Garments

Luke Ryerkerk
Last, but not least, it's time to learn how to Direct-To-Garment print on triblend garments! DTG Extraordinaire Luke Ryerkerk will share his wisdom on the topic so you can crush your next print job.