Which Screen Print Experience is For You? Basics or Intermediate Class  | Screenprinting.com

Which Screen Print Experience is For You? Basics or Intermediate Class

Josh Valencia

Are you excited to dive into the colorful world of screen printing? Whether you’re a complete newbie or have some experience under your belt, our screen printing classes are designed to help you master this fantastic craft. Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect from both our Basics and Intermediate classes, and help you decide which one is the right fit for you.

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.
How to Set Up Your Online Store and Establish a Presence on Social Media for Your At Home Business  | Screenprinting.com

How to Set Up Your Online Store and Establish a Presence on Social Media for Your At Home Business

Sage Larson
You got all your screen printing equipment and supplies set up at home. You've printed out some designs for your brand. You're ready to show the world what you can do. It's time to get online to build your online store and establish a social media presence. 
Tips and Tricks for Using a Water-Based Pallet Adhesive  | Screenprinting.com

Tips and Tricks for Using a Water-Based Pallet Adhesive

Josh Valencia
Decided you're ready to kick the aerosol can? Don't blame you. Who wants to inhale chemicals from a spray adhesive? Plus, a spray adhesive gets everywhere — you, your glasses (if you wear them), your press, the ground. Spray adhesive is just not worth it. If you're ready to make a switch, learn the ins and outs of using a  water-based pallet adhesive
Live Printing – Preparing for the Event  | Screenprinting.com

Live Printing – Preparing for the Event

Josh Valencia
You've decided you want to live print, and you've got your first gig set up. Next step, figuring out what to bring. Knowing what to bring will depe...
How Using a Dunk Tank Can Improve Printers' Reclaim Processes  | Screenprinting.com

How Using a Dunk Tank Can Improve Printers' Reclaim Processes

Jacelyn Wedman

Reclaiming isn’t the most fun part of the screen printing process. With all the scrubbing, waiting, rinsing, and scrubbing some more, it can become a tiresome task. It doesn’t have to be a monumental challenge, though. There’s a simple solution — a dunk tank. A dunk tank (also known as a dip tank) will change your life. How? Let’s dip into it (pun intended).

What is a Laser Guiding System and How Does it Improve Screen Printing Performance?  | Screenprinting.com

What is a Laser Guiding System and How Does it Improve Screen Printing Performance?

Jacelyn Wedman
It’s no secret that lasers are cool. They’re not just for laser tag or entertaining cats. Screen printers can take advantage of laser precision using a laser guiding system to line up prints on press. Why is this system a game-changer for printers? Let’s find out.
How To Dial In Exposure Times Using An Exposure Calculator  | Screenprinting.com

How To Dial In Exposure Times Using An Exposure Calculator

Jacelyn Wedman
Figuring out exposure times is one of the most difficult tasks in screen printing.  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.
The Screen Printing Equipment Every Water-Based Printer Needs  | Screenprinting.com

The Screen Printing Equipment Every Water-Based Printer Needs

Jacelyn Wedman

Water-based printing takes a few different pieces of equipment and a bit of know-how. When printing with water-based ink, the water in the ink needs to evaporate in order for the ink to cure. This may seem challenging, but it’s a cinch with the proper tools. Let’s talk about the tools needed to print with water-based ink. 

Switch to Water-Based Pallet Adhesive for These 4 Benefits  | Screenprinting.com

Switch to Water-Based Pallet Adhesive for These 4 Benefits

Jacelyn Wedman
Keeping a shop clean is essential. A clean shop not only keeps the space looking nice but keeps your equipment running at max capacity. If you’ve used aerosol adhesive, you’ll notice it gets everywhere. The adhesive might work, but also will stick to anything in its path. One way to keep a shop cleaner is to use water-based adhesive. Let’s talk about how to use the adhesive and the benefits of keeping it stocked in your shop.
Best Practices to Ensure Proper Ink Curing with 4 Curing Methods  | Screenprinting.com

Best Practices to Ensure Proper Ink Curing with 4 Curing Methods

Sage Larson
Curing your prints is one of the last steps of the screen printing process, but it is one of the most important steps. Ink needs to be cured properly so it sets into the garment. If the ink does not cure fully, it will crack, fall apart, and not last for long. Printers use either heat guns, heat pressesflash dryers, or conveyor dryers to cure inks. Let's take a look at how each curing device works.
Best Practices for Setting Up Shop in Your Garage  | Screenprinting.com

The Best Way to Set up a Screen Print Shop in a Garage

Sage Larson

Tons of print shops start off in basements, spare rooms, and garages. Think about it, they're already investing a good chunk of cash into purchasing the equipment and supplies, why not set up shop in a space they have already paid for? 

Print expert Darryl Sapp shares his past experiences of working in a garage shop, offering best practices to make the most efficient workflow in the space you have.