How to Create a White Base in Screen Printing Using Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

How to Create a White Base in Screen Printing Using Adobe Illustrator

Josh Valencia
Creating a white base for screen printing is essential to make sure your colors pop and look vibrant, especially on dark fabrics. This tutorial from walks you through the steps to prepare your design, apply choking and trapping techniques, and finalize your print to achieve professional results. With these techniques, you'll avoid the "Oreo cookie" effect, where white edges show around your design, and ensure your prints are clean and precise.
Spot Color Separation Techniques in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

Spot Color Separation Techniques in Adobe Illustrator

Josh Valencia
If you're into screen printing, you know that getting your colors right is key. One of the most common questions is how to color separate a design in Adobe Illustrator. Don’t worry! It’s easier than you think, especially when using spot colors. Let’s dive into the basics and learn how to make your designs print-ready.
A Checklist of Equipment & Supplies Needed to Start Screen Print Shop  | Screenprinting.com

A Checklist of Equipment & Supplies Needed to Start Screen Print Shop

Josh Valencia
Ready to start screen printing? It's a big jump, but it's so worth it. To build your shop, you will need to obtain some equipment and supplies. Our Sales and Success Team put together a handy check list of everything you should consider investing in your future shop.
A Crash Course in Halftones for Screen Printing  | Screenprinting.com

A Crash Course in Halftones for Screen Printing

Jacelyn Wedman
Halftones are utilized in many screen print shops. They create crazy details that can be screen printed onto a garment. But what are halftones exactly? How are they created? Let’s dive in and find out.
A Guide to Creating an Underbase in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

A Guide to Creating an Underbase in Adobe Illustrator

Sage Larson
Creating an underbase for your art is important to make sure your design comes out as clean and vibrant as you imagined it. Want to know how to do it? Screen Printing Expert Colin Huggins walks you through the process of creating the white underbase in Adobe Illustrator.
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.
How to Customize A Design From a Vector Pack in Adobe Illustrator  | Screenprinting.com

How to Customize A Design From a Vector Pack in Adobe Illustrator

Jacelyn Wedman
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 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 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!