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  • pulling transfer paper off of print on a shirt
    November 25, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Make Plastisol Heat Transfers

    Screen printing heat transfers can seem daunting but in reality, it’s 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 like decorating hats, neck labels, names for sport apparel, and more. 

    Let's walk through the basic components and process of screen printing your own heat transfers.

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  • How to Get the Perfect Pocket Print Placement on Press
    November 18, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Get the Perfect Pocket Print Placement on Press

    Placing pocket prints or left chest prints perfectly on a shirt is tough. You don't want the print to end up in the armpit or on the neckline of the shirt. Jonathan Overmyer from Golden Press Studio has shared his process of placing pocket prints on press. Check out their video to learn one of the many ways you can ace this print.
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  • glow print that says hot
    November 4, 2020 Sage Larson

    Helpful Tips When Printing Glow Inks

    Did you know that the intensity of the glow is tied to the brightness of the color behind it? Screen printing aficionado Ronald Peters demonstrates how the ink color will affect the results of the glow. 
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  • woman standing next to 150 press and an ink shelf is behind her
    October 30, 2020 Sage Larson

    Meet the Maker of Salt & Pine Co.

    Traditional, nine-to-five professions made Amanda Dunigan miserable. Cooped up in a drabby office at a bank for 10 years made her feel antsy, itching to do something more. She quit her job and started bartending, exploring creative endeavors on the side. After trying one activity after another, Amanda finally found her calling — screen printing.
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  • shirt with a tiger on it next to a man swinging a flash dryer over a platen
    October 14, 2020 Sage Larson

    The Tools Needed for Oversized Prints

    Oversized prints are bold, loud, and eye-catching. Oversized prints are a cool way to show off a brand or artistic talent. To execute oversized prints, you need the right set of tools. Our latest video by Golden Press Studio goes over what tools and equipment you need to effectively pull off oversized prints.
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  • skull with candle burning on its head print
    October 7, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Create a 5 Color Print Using 3 Colors

    There may be a time when a customer requests a multicolor print that requires more colors than your press can handle. Luckily, you have a few tricks you can do to make it work. Screen printing expert Colin Huggins will walk through creating the artwork for the print and how to set it up on press.
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  • the inside of a print shop
    September 30, 2020 Sage Larson

    Stark Screen Printing's Recipe for Success — Hard Work, Quality Product, Best Customer Service

    When Daniela Murphy’s husband called her back in November 2017 as she sat in the break room of Kohls, he had one question for her. Would it be okay if he bought some screen printing equipment off of Craigslist? 

    Screen printing had always been a passion of his and he wanted to pursue it in his free time. Daniela, having no experience with screen printing, just said sure. 

    Little did she know that their decision would lead to her new career.

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