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  • young girl standing in front of a poster that shows her science project
    February 24, 2021 Sage Larson

    Research Suggests that FN-INK™ is the Most Opaque Plastisol Ink

    When 12-year-old Lucy Wisnasky was assigned to do a science project, she knew she wanted to do an experiment related to screen printing. Her parents own Shirts Galore & More, a print shop where Lucy has uncovered her passion for screen printing. Why not perform an experiment that's interesting to her and potentially improve an aspect of their business?
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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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  • 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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  • man holding up a clean screen
    December 9, 2020 Sage Larson

    Dehaze, Degrease, De-Ghost with Sgreen® Stuff

    Sgreen® Stuff, a two-for-one dehazer and degreaser chemical, removes ink haze, oils, and containments so the emulsion will better adhere to the screen. To get the most out of this chemical, you need to know how to use it. Jonathan...

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  • person holding a printed box
    December 4, 2020 Sage Larson

    How to Print Your Own Custom Boxes

    Why bother customizing the boxes you ship garments in? It's actually a small, but significant way to stand out from the crowd and look incredibly professional. That package is the customer's first impression of your business, why not make it a good one? Luckily, it's fairly easy to print on cardboard boxes. Rogue Lab Owner Lee Stuart breaks down every step of the process — from creating the artwork to curing the ink — so you can customize your own boxes effortlessly. 
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  • two women smiling wearing shirts that say support local
    November 24, 2020 Sage Larson

    How Stark Screen Printing has Coped with COVID and Supported Local Businesses

    Sadly, the pandemic hasn't disappeared. As it has exploded in the West and East Coast, to the South, and now the Midwest, businesses all over the United States have felt, are feeling, or will feel the effects of the virus. Some screen printers have felt it, while others have been able to push through. Stark Screen Printing is one of those screen printers that have stayed afloat, but it's thanks to her hard work and her supportive community.
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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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