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a question for the professional printers in the house

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by toyeattoywar, Dec 3, 2003.

  1. toyeattoywar

    toyeattoywar 12oz Member

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    a question for the professional printers in the house

    Discussion started by toyeattoywar - Dec 3, 2003

    so i have many questions about making non silkscreen prints.

    what is the order of preperation for getting started?
    what paper size grade and texture should one use for the inital piece that you want to have printed?
    is there a preferred kind of ink one should use for the piece you want to have printed?
    once you have the design on a rough or original what should you do with it at that point? do you have to have a plate made for paperprints like tshirts?

    anything else one should know?
    thanks in advance.
     
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  2. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

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    Abracadabra - Replied Dec 3, 2003

    ky jelly, and barry manilow
     
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  3. Mr Jones

    Mr Jones 12oz Junior Member

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    Mr Jones - Replied Dec 3, 2003

    Nah

    it's all about CTP these days........................web and sheet fed. You sound like you're setting hot lead or some shit. Sorry too primative.
     
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  4. TEE_rase_war

    TEE_rase_war 12oz Senior Member

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    TEE_rase_war - Replied Dec 3, 2003

    I was going to write

    "talk to mr.jones"

    but i see thats happened already. Im fresh out

    The order is:

    1-artowrk
    2 screen
    3-stencil prep
    4-Printing
    5-Curing or Drying
    Done.

    but you are talking about not using silkscreen. sorry man, i gots nuta
     
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  5. gfreshsushi

    gfreshsushi 12oz Senior Member

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    gfreshsushi - Replied Dec 3, 2003

    silkscreening looks cool and is way easier than any of the shit you're talking about. stick with silk.
     
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