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  • text says how to make a shop logo! design of a squeegee that says hot mama print shop. cory smiling
    January 22, 2021 Sage Larson

    How to Make a Custom Print Shop Logo

    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.
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  • a gallon of comet white and pitch black on a table full of squeegees
    January 13, 2021 Sage Larson

    Is Water Based Printing Right For You?

    Intrigued by water-based inks? Water-based inks are great because they feel so soft on the garment and simple to print basic jobs, but it becomes challenging when printing complex art and it requires more legwork. Whether you’re ready for a new challenge or you received a request from a customer, printing with water-based inks is a whole new ball game compared to printing plastisol inks. Ink master Colin Huggins has shared helpful knowledge you need to know about water-based printing to help you decide if it’s right for you.
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  • person pushing a squeegee across a screen
    January 8, 2021 Sage Larson

    How to Handle White Plastisol Inks in Cooler Temperatures

    Dreaming about warm summer days when your ink flows oh so smoothly? Winter and its cooler temperatures sure makes it difficult for a screen printer, especially with white plastisol inks. The ink feels thick, stringy, and stiff. It requires more effort to lay down a good ink deposit. Does it have to be this hard? Nope. Ink and Chemistry Guru Colin Huggins shares his secrets to making white plastisol ink easier to handle during the cooler months.
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  • jonathan overmyer in front of a palm print with text saying 420 prints for 60 shirts
    December 23, 2020 Sage Larson

    The Easiest Way to Make a Print Pop on a White Shirt

    Golden Press Studio turns up the heat with a multicolor, Miami Vice-themed print for a tattoo shop. Needing to print a two-color pocket, four-color back, and one-color sleeve, the shop takes on the challenge to make this bodacious print. Watch the team burn the screens, register, print, and cure to make a vibrant, vibin' print. All done with standard FN-INK™ colors. 
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  • hand holding up a Canon DSLR
    December 11, 2020 Sage Larson

    Establishing a Brand: Creating Visual Elements

    Creating engaging photos, intriguing videos, and attention-grabbing websites is crucial these days. According to Opt In Monster, 69% of Americans have shopped online so far in 2020. They predict that 91% of Americans will be shopping online by 2023. Therefore, it's safe to say that your business needs to be online. Making a plain website will not be enough though. Currently, 1.3 million businesses use e-commerce in the US, according to Kommando Tech. 

    For your brand to be successful, you'll need to cut through the noise. Digital Content Manager Robb Cummings and Creative Director Ryan Moore have shared their wisdom to create stellar photos, videos, and web designs. 

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