In your printing print shop, half-tone screen printing can open up lots of new opportunities for very detailed, photo-realistic prints. While mastering half-tones does come with a learning curve, it’s worth it, as you’ll wow your customers and attract new ones to your shop.
Here’s a quick overview of half-tones if you’re new to the technique: If you want to print great half-tone prints, you need to start with high-quality artwork that you’ve formatted for screen printing. Then, you expose a solid stencil on the correct screen, and use printing techniques that lay down precise ink dots to create your half-tone print on a t-shirt.
We asked shops turning out some of the best half-tone designs to share examples of their work, along with detailed, insider tips to achieving great results.
Laurie is part of the marketing team for the leading supplier in the industry, alphabroder. During her free time, Laurie likes to ride horses, sail and spend time with her husband and her two children. Reach her at Lprestine@alphabroder.com