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A W A R D S & C U S T O M I Z AT I O N S U B L I M A T I O N B A S I C S A N D B E Y O N D 4 2 G R A P H I C S P R O O C T O B E R 2 0 2 0 G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M make mistakes and do it over and over again. 7. Once you have finished stamping and coloring, if your paper is still wet, put it in the heat press for a few seconds to dry it off. Now you're ready to press. 8. You can use all kinds of sublimatable substrates. Lint roll any fabric sub- strates to get rid of those dust par- ticles, also known as the blue peskies. Even if you can't see the dust particles, they are there and will appear as soon as heat is applied. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do about the PRO TIP: I RECOM- MEND THAT IF YOU ARE JUST STARTING OUT, BUY SOME 100% WHITE POLY - ESTER MATERIAL AND PLAY AROUND FIRST BEFORE YOU PUT START PUTTING DESIGNS ON SUBSTRATES. NEED SOME QUICK IDEAS ON HOW TO START MAKING MONEY USING THE ARTESPRIX MARKERS? CHECK OUT THESE TIPS: Once you've stamped the paper, you can add color to your images with the markers. Cut your paper to minimize its size around the image, place the paper on the substrate, and tape it down. Above: Place your substrate/paper assembly on the heat press and cover with parchment or butcher paper. Right: The finished product.

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