Tutorial: Pro Tips On Preparing Artwork For T-Shirt Printing

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2 comments on “Tutorial: Pro Tips On Preparing Artwork For T-Shirt Printing

  1. Thank you for this article! I have a question. I am wanting to do traditional artwork (pen and ink, mainly) and then have that artwork printed on a t-shirt. My problem is that scans of the artwork are obviously a flat file including the white paper, and I cannot separate the ink art from the background paper without damaging the “feel” of the traditional medium (ie tracing and converting to vector in illustrator, cutting out the background in photoshop, etc, all of which change or damage the art to some extent).
    My question is this: Do I have to separate the “ink” layer out or will screen print shops be able to use the flat file and ignore the white paper background? How is traditional art (non-digital) typically prepared for screen printing?

  2. Very beautiful piece content you have posted. t-shirt design is something that every graphic designer can not design perfectly. We have to infuse the the whole theme in t-shirt.