Posts by Graphic Design

Jack Knows How!

By Bill Hood • August 18, 2013

Copyright laws in the United States of America state that every copyright or trademark holder must take steps to protect their designs from infringement …

Sharpening and Enlarging Digital Images

By Bill Hood • July 22, 2013

Who hasn’t been faced with a client standing at the front desk with a 1-inch high, 72-pixel per inch inch and asking them to …

Start Your Own T-shirt Brand

By Bill Hood • November 6, 2012

Looking to start your own t-shirt brand? The people at T-Shirt Magazine Online have written a book that you might be interested in!
“Launch a …

Screenprinting: Ad, Art or Alchemy

By Bill Hood • September 14, 2012

Andy MacDougall, of Squeegeeville.com, will be presenting a group exhibition entitled, “Screenprinting: Ad, Art or Alchemy?” at the Contemporary Gallery,┬áComox Valley Art Gallery in …

WPA Posters

By Bill Hood • September 2, 2012

At the Houston Antiques Roadshow, a woman came in with a remarkable collection of six colorful silkscreen posters from Illinois that were created during …

No More Blur

By Bill Hood • December 4, 2011

Have you opened a vector image that was created in Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw in a raster program such as Adobe Photoshop and …

Overlay Color

By Bill Hood • September 22, 2011

Fine artists have been using color overlay for hundreds of year or longer. Screenprinters began using color overlay in the early part of the …

Tools for Success

By Bill Hood • July 10, 2011

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 …