Screen Printing - August/September 2017 - 2
AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2017
Volume 108 / Number 4
THE MARSHALL PLAN
10 The Two-Week IDS Sprint Cycle
Every shop has challenges that hinder productivity,
whether they be efficiency, speed, accuracy, or
any number of other bottlenecks. Empowering
your people to identify, discuss, and solve these
problems may take time, but will result in an
overall better shop.
36 Taking a Shot at Online Art Theft
How often do you see your work popping up in a
Facebook ad or showing up for sale on Amazon,
without your permission? In this digital age, artists
and designers can be huge targets for bootleggers
with little recourse to pursue the offenders.
Automating Steps in Art Production
One area you could be overlooking when it comes to improving your shop's
efficiency is the art department. Explore how automating art generation and
approval procedures can save your shop both time and trouble.
Mark A. Coudray
Most shops rely too heavily
on flash curing, a problem that
has only worsened with the
growing sophistication of new
inks and fabrics. With a little
understanding of what actually
happens in flash curing, you
can save time and money while
improving your print quality.
ABOUT THE COVER
The 2017 SGIA Expo returns to New Orleans.
Photo © Natalia Bratslavsky / shutterstock.com.
Cover design by Kelly Farrar.
Creating Special Effects with
High-density inks, gels, and bases can generate
some incredible effects sure to impress any
garment buyer, but they require some specific
steps in screen making and press setup in order
to get the desired results. Explore these expert
tips for HD success.
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