“What will the design feel like?” is a question you should always ask a screen printer. Designs printed on T-shirts will have a texture which we call “hand.” Learn how hand can be utilized to create new and interesting screen printing or textile printing textures with any design.
As a screen printer, we love work by artists like Greg Mike because it translates so well to the medium. His new work is now available as a screen printed poster, and we’ve taken the time to depict our printing process. Here’s us printing his new work “Never Ending Story”.
Its hard not to appreciate good design when you see it. Romex is one of those examples. In our latest video, J walks you through the design behind Saturday’s Helper by Romex. The package wasn’t made by a screen printer, but good design is good design.
It’s common for artists and designers, and even a screen printer, who are new to printing to be surprised to find dots in their designs, especially if they have gradients or photographic details. In this video, J walks you through how mechanical processes translate gradients into halftones and what to expect from different print technologies.
This story hasn’t made it to the big screen yet, but is a science fiction classic. Combining text and imagery (illustration or photos) can be challenging. There are many different ways to approach this with poster and book design. In this video, J discusses a few different options by showing you multiple examples from 1941-1991.