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Date: Mon, 15 Dec 1997 12:21:59 -0500
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Hello Everyone,

I wonder if any of you have experience with four-color or multi-color T-shirt
screenprinting, e.g., designing for color printing, doing your own separations
for specific inks versus using computer process color separation, and dealing
with companies that print high-quality full-color shirts. I have done many T-
shirt designs in one and two colors and am now interested in moving up to full
color. I am familiar with paper printing technology and want to know what are
the specifics of T-shirt tech. I have not especially enjoyed the business
aspect of T-shirt designing for small print houses, and wonder if the big
fancy places are any better, or what survival skills one should have in that
market. All input appreciated!

Also, anyone have experience designing and marketing nature-oriented greeting
cards of the variety one finds in museum shops?


Kate Spencer
Scientific Illustration & Graphic Design
15825 Deer Creek Court
Laurel, MD 20707
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