[Lynda] Learn T-Shirt Printing and Design
Learn T-Shirt Printing and Design

Learn T-Shirt Printing and Design

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Course Description

There's more to successfully designing and producing a t-shirt than you might think. This course spells it all out, from design through production. Sebastian Bleak explains which kinds of materials—cotton or blends—do best with particular types of designs, and covers various printing methods, design considerations, production challenges, and—of course—budgets and how to get the most out of your design. By walking through potential pitfalls and providing you with the knowledge you need to make smart creative and logistical decisions, he helps ensure that you'll have a better chance of getting your t-shirt design right the first time.

What you will learn

Choosing materials to print on Vectors vs. pixels Choosing a printing method Online t-shirt printing options Designing the shirt Production challenges Location and size of design How your budget affects your methods Specialty colors and inks for screen prints

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: 1. Artwork Fundamentals

Section 3: 2. Printing Methods: Which One to Go With

Section 4: 3. Designing the Shirt

Section 5: 4. Production Challenges

Section 6: 5. Budget: How It Affects Your Methods

Section 7: Conclusion