What to Look for in a Screen Printer
Posted December 8th, 2017 by Jesse MacKenzie

Finding a screen printer for your custom shirts is easy, but finding the right printer can be very difficult. Shirts are an awesome marketing tool when made & utilized correctly. If you treat shirts like an investment instead of an expense, and if you treat your printer like a partner in business you can get more people wearing your shirts and spreading your message.


Tutorial: Creating Distressed Art in Photoshop using Textures
Posted August 26th, 2015 by Jesse MacKenzie

Distressing Final

The method I am going to show you today is accomplished entirely in Adobe Photoshop (ok, you caught me, I made the original lettering in Illustrator). If you are more comfortable in Illustrator and you missed my first distressing article, I’d suggest checking it out here. This new method feels slightly more advanced to me, but if you are more familiar with Photoshop than Illustrator that will certainly not be the case…

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Tutorial: How to Create Distressed Art in Illustrator with the Grain Effect
Posted June 23rd, 2015 by Jesse MacKenzie

This is the first post in our Distressing Tutorial Series. Distressed art refers to the grungy, faded, or damaged aesthetic that has become quite prominent (especially in t-shirt design). Of course I know we’re all too cool to jump on the latest fad, but in this case it is popular for some good reasons…

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List: 6 Adobe Alternatives for Designing a Great T-Shirt
Posted June 11th, 2015 by Jesse MacKenzie

Megaton Medidation by Tee Cat

The power of a wearable design is immense. If a shirt is well designed, someone might wear it in public hundreds of times, reaching thousands of people as a walking billboard. The customer is actually paying you for the right to advertise your brand! If you want to tap into this awesome marketplace, but you aren’t a trained designer, you may be unsure where to begin transferring the ideas from your head onto a computer so you can get them printed. Here are 6 pieces of software available for artists of all skill levels to create great designs for very little or no cost.

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