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screen printing black and white photos

Posted on Fri, 11 Feb 2005 at 13:18



I'm new to preparing art work for screenprinting and I'm being asked to prepare a black and white photo for screen printing. The client has a postscript printer.

I know I can create a usable file in Corel but I'm not sure exactly how. I've imported the black and white photo into Corel and gone to Bitmap/Mode/Black and White and tried all settings. I'm not sure this is the right approach?

Any help will be appriciated?

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Anonymous says: Use Photoshop. posted on: Fri, 02/11/2005 - 1:36pm
Anonymous says: Hi Go see this site web is gun tell you evreting www.usscreen.com Michel, posted on: Tue, 02/15/2005 - 9:32am
Anonymous says: Use Corel. Convert it to a bitmap atleast with a 300 dpi. When you go to your print options, pick postscript level 3, on your dpi/lpi choose 35 to 40 (depending on your screen). If you are printing onto ...

Use Corel. Convert it to a bitmap atleast with a 300 dpi. When you go to your print options, pick postscript level 3, on your dpi/lpi choose 35 to 40 (depending on your screen). If you are printing onto some sort of vellum you might need to spray this with a toner enhancer (aerosol hairspray even works lightly) but it should burn just fine if you are using a screen with the very least 230 mesh yellow. Hope this helps.
Feel free to email if you need further help. Been doin' it for 10 years.

posted on: Tue, 02/15/2005 - 7:32pm

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