Note: This is an actual excerpt from the book! Every so often, we’ll leak out more book “snippets” for your reading pleasure.
Your artwork is where it all begins. The printed image will never look better than the original image you create. So if your artwork sucks, your printed image will also suck. This chapter covers standard materials for preparing your films by hand but focuses on general open and output from Illustrator and Photoshop.
Although these computer programs are crazy expensive, they’re the standard. If you happen to have access to them, you’ll have the knowledge to use them properly for screen printing after reading this chapter. Now let’s concentrate on creating proper film positives to hold your artwork and expose your screen.