How to print onto plastic? Some plastics are not good for printing on. If you have a container with adhesive labels, it is best to use that instead of plastic wrap or other types of plastic containers like Tupperware. Some people also prefer using wax paper over transparent sheets because the ink doesn’t bleed through […]
Screen printing is an ideal method of decoration for a wide range of high-quality products including T-shirts, bags, caps and other wearables. The process applies ink directly onto the object using a mesh screen with tiny holes that allow the ink to seep through. A squeegee or a blade is then used to push the ink into the material evenly so it gives a sharp, clear image. Different colors can be printed in this manner by swapping screens for each color.
Vinyl T-shirt Printing vs. Screen Printing In this blog post, we will compare Vinyl T-shirt Printing vs. Screen Printing to determine which is better for your T-shirts. Vinyl printing is a cheaper option with lower quality than screen printing but it can be durable because of the nature of its print process. Vinyl prints are […]
How to Screen Print – Free Shirt Art Templates The video below goes through artwork preparation and separation for screen printing. We’ve also included links to download free shirts and art templates to help you get professional art for great prints. Below are some artwork templates that you can use to help with artwork creation […]
Screen preparation: The importance of degreasing screens Degreasing screens, do you have to do this? That’s a big yes! If you purchase a new or used screen, YOU MUST DEGREASE THE SCREEN. Never jump the direct coating stage! Here’s why it’s important to decrease your screens prior to applying direct emulsion: If you purchase pre-stretched […]
How to Coat a Screen Frame or Coating Screens? In this blog post, we will go over the basics of what emulsion coating is and when you should apply it to your screen printing project. We’ll also cover a few tips and tricks that can help you get a more accurate print on your screens. […]
What Type Of Screen Should I Use? Making good screens is not rocket science. It isn’t difficult or outrageously expensive. Sometimes taking shortcuts can make it every time-consuming and costly. Focus time and attention on the areas discussed next and you will experience consistent/ predictable results, better image quality, and longer-lasting screens. There are several things to consider when you are selecting a […]