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The Value of a Roadmap

March 17, 2013 Bill Hood 0

Do you believe that screenprinting is not a formula, and that perhaps we might be better off if we didn’t have a road map and...

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Mesh Interference

March 9, 2013 Bill Hood 0

In answer to a question, I worked up the following illustration to show the effect of mesh interference. The mesh is a 165 threads per...

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Vellum Media

March 1, 2013 Bill Hood 0

Question: I’m relatively new to screenprinting and am having a really hard time making screens from drawings. I started off using micron pens on vellum,...

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Emulsion Staining Mesh

March 1, 2013 Bill Hood 0

Question: I have a Speedball screenprinting kit which includes diazo photo emulsion and remover. I found it really hard to remove all traces of the...

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Screenprint Shop Workflow

November 1, 2012 Bill Hood 0

One of the tasks of a screenprinting consultant often involves creating better work flow through the shop. This entails creating an SOP for how the...

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Printing White Ink

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

This article will supply you with the information you need to successfully print white ink on dark garments with a single print stroke - if you put the information to use. Enjoy!

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Thoughts on Screenmaking

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

With the economy turning around, it’s time to think about your screenmaking process. This is an excerpt from the School of Screenprinting, in which we discuss the importance of the screenmaking process.

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Keeping Your Cool

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Is the heat in your shop so unbearable that production is slowed dramatically? Don’t forget that the human race existed long before there was air conditioning. No this article isn’t about Tabasco. It is about cooling your production area and employees!

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Tools for Success

August 28, 2012 Bill Hood 0

Every screenprinter needs tools! Now that I have said that, my addiction to buying the necessary tools doesn’t seem so bad. I have spent quite a bit of money over the years buying tools, many of which were for no other reason than reviewing them in an article, only to find out how much I needed the tool in my own research and development.

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