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

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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

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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

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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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Making a DIY Squeegee Rack on the Cheap

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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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How to Build A Screen Printing Washout Booth

Screen Printing Wash Out Booth

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I’m still chipping away at building a screen printing shop in my garage one project at a time. This time I show you how to build a screen printing washout booth for cheap using stuff you can grab at Home Depot or around your own house for about $60. I’m really happy with this screen printing washout […]

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11 Survival Tips For Production Artists

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When I first started my career as a graphic designer it was at a print shop here in Houston. I was a production artist and in that time I saw a lot of other artists come and go (usually in epic meltdown fashion). But luckily I was able to hang on and eventually became the […]

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How to Build a Cheap Screen Printing Cart

DIY Screen Printing Cart

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If you didnt know, my first press comes from the DIY Screen Print Kit. Its a one color table-top press (unboxing video here) which means you need a table top to mount it to. Or I guess you could lay it in your lap? I could use any old table or I could buy an […]

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Unboxing the DIY Screen Print Kit

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For my first press, I’m starting off small with the DIY Screen Print Kit from Ryonet. This one is the one color press that’s really affordable but has pretty much everything you need to screen print at home. If you’re considering the kit, here’s a quick unboxing to show you all the good stuff you […]

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