Free Templates, Textures, Brushes, and Fonts of the Week

Tools for Designers | Free Design Resources

Every week I gather up my favorite free templates, textures, brushes and fonts and bring them to you. Basically anything that I think will help screen printers and graphic designers get things done and make their lives easier. Tools for Designers All of the downloads below are free for this week only so you’ll need […]

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Print Film for Screen Printing – Canon Pixma IX6820 Film Printer Review

A huge important step in the screen printing process is printing your artwork on film transparencies. If you aren’t getting your artwork as black as possible on your films, its just not gonna work. There’s not a ton of info out there about which specific printer you should get to print your films out and […]

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Build a Hanging Print Drying Rack

DIY Print Drying Rack

If you’re printing posters on flatstock (AKA paper) you’ll need a way to air dry them. You can either get an expensive wire shelving rack (seriously these things are so expensive for whatever reason) or you can hang dry them similar to a clothesline. Today I’ll show you how to make a cheap DIY print drying […]

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Make a DIY Exposure Unit

As I continue to build my garage screen printing shop, I’m always looking for ways to save space. I wanted to build my own DIY exposure unit, but I didn’t want it to take up a lot of floor space at the same time. So I looked to the heavens, or at my garage ceiling […]

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Find Screen Printing Jobs or Hire a Screen Printer

Find Screen Printing Jobs or Hire a Screen Printer

If you’re looking for a screen printing job or you’re an employer looking to hire a screen printer, I recently created the screen printing job board. And it’s not just for strictly screen printers either. If you are looking for other jobs relating to the screen printing industry like graphic designer, art director, production manager, […]

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Making a DIY Squeegee Rack on the Cheap

Ahh, thrifting. The dark art of saving money. My mom used to take me to thrift stores a lot as a kid. Like a whole lot. Maybe too much. For the longest time I thought it was normal for everything you own to smell like moth balls. I actually miss those thrifting days. It was pretty […]

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What is an Overprint? How to Make Overprints in Illustrator

I’ve gotten a few questions involving overprints in my inbox. What are overprints? How do you make an overprint? So I wanted to share a quick explanation of what overprints are and how to make them in Illustrator. Quick and easy. For more Illustrator videos, check out my Ultimate Guide to Illustrator for Screen Printers. […]

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Join the Screen Printing at Home Community

Hey guys! I wanted to invite you all to the Facebook group I just created for all of you screen printers who are trying to print at home. It’s called Screen Printing at Home and it is separate from the SSPN Facebook fan page. The goal of the groups is to allow members to post […]

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