Printwear

February '20

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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1 6 P R I N T W E A R F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 1 6 P R I N T W E A R F E B R U A R Y 2 0 2 0 SCREEN PRINTING From Software to Substrate Above: Because it was a cartoon, we chose a low frequency of 45 lpi at a 22.5-degree angle and created the screen on CTS. Below: The client was extremely pleased with the outcome of their on- line community creation. Top: We really used the black of the garment to let the characters blend into the night using slight highlights. Above: The white printer ran on high tension N-166 tpi at 45 N/cm2 with 20% EOM using a 65/90/65 triple-ply dual durometer squee- gee. Below: Since we weren't working with many colors, we needed our whites to act as gray tones. We decreased some of the solid red where the shadows took hold and the right amount to help the form look believable.

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