A Guide to Industry Standard for Screen Print Placements and Dimensions
How To Dial In Exposure Times Using An Exposure Calculator
A Guide to Selecting the Right Heat Press for Your Screen Print Shop
Answers to 5 Common Screen Printing Questions
A Checklist of Equipment & Supplies Needed to Start Screen Print Shop
Tips for Adjusting Dot Gain in Artwork in Adobe® Photoshop
Imagine this: you separate halftone artwork in Photoshop and it looks great. When you go to screen print it onto a garment, the image looks oversaturated and areas that should “fade” are way too dark. Those halftone dots didn’t all work together to create the masterpiece you saw on your computer screen.
Sound familiar? It’s called dot gain and occurs whenever a squeegee is pulled across a screen, causing pressure. The good news is that there’s an easy way to adjust for dot gain within Adobe® Photoshop.
Calculate Screen Printing Profits for a DIY Printer in 4 Steps
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What Is Water Based Ink in Screen Printing?
What is water-based ink? What makes it a desirable ink for screen printers? The basic answer is that water-based ink uses water as a base. Seems pretty self-explanatory, right? There’s a lot more to know about water-based ink than just the base itself. Let’s dive in and talk about what water-based ink is and how printers can get the most out of it.