We have another great Psd Premium tutorial exclusively available to Plus members today. If you want to take your Photoshop print skills to the next level, then we have an awesome tutorial for you. Discover how to use Photoshop’s channels for screen printing. Delve into advanced issues such as trapping and detailed steps on how to use Photoshop for a professional apparel workflow. Learn more about this informative and stylish tut at the jump!
Pro Printing Techniques in this Psd Premium Tutorial
This tutorial shows step-by-step how to create separated artwork for a screen printed T-shirt. Screen printing is regarded as the best method of printing onto apparel because of the quality it produces – and should not be confused with the inferior 4-color heat transfer printing which does not look as good or last as long. The tutorial also demystifies how to manage special or spot colors using Photoshop’s channels.
Detailed and Professional Instructions
To start off, you’ll assemble a CMYK illustration, then create a convincing mock up on a T-shirt. You’ll then make full use of Photoshop’s selection tools to create the necessary channels for screen printing, then discover how certain colors will maintain their vivacity by under printing with white. Finally, you’ll apply the often misunderstood concept of trapping to your artwork to counteract any slight misalignment that may occur on press.
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