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T-shirt design resources, tips, and techniques.

Behind the Scenes of a Tee Design

July 31, 2009 design resources
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@DieselLaws pointed out his behind the scenes mini-tut about how he created his Run That Baseline Hot t-shirt. This isn’t a full-on step by step tutorial, more of an overview, but it’s […]

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Color Resources for Tee Designers

March 31, 2009 design resources
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You’ve been working on a design in your spare time for 5 days straight… and almost everything is perfect. Everything except the colors. You have 4 different variations laid out in illustrator and keep flipping back between them. You’ve already switched the shirt colors half a dozen times, changed your bright red to something a little darker, and completely nixed the navy blue…

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How to Create Exploded Isometrics

March 24, 2009 design resources
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Want to create your own exploded [insert object here] shirt like the iphone tee we covered a little while ago? Well now here’s your chance. The folks over at vectortuts have a […]

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316 Textures

December 24, 2008 design resources
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316 Graphics has released two new texture packs targeted directly towards t-shirt designers. The textures, high resolution tiffs, are converted to black and white so whether you’re using Illustrator or Photoshop (or […]

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Free Vector Pack

December 5, 2008 design resources

The holidays are upon us and we have just the thing for that hard to buy for Tee Designer/Enthusiast on your shopping list:

A vector pack of useful graphical morsels. It just warms the cockles of my heart thinking about it.

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How to Make Your T-Shirt Shop Stand Out and Sell More

November 18, 2008 design resources

The Details that Arm Your Store for Success

As web designers and t-shirt addicts we’ve learned a few things about what goes into making a t-shirt shop a killer success. So we put together this article on the details that a lot of people overlook when designing their stores. We hope you find it useful.

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GoMedia Arsenal Releases New Tee Templates

October 22, 2008 design resources

Go Media consistently provides some of the best stock art resources specifically for t-shirt designers. Just recently, they introduced a package of blank GUY t-shirts for creating the type of stunning winning […]

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Gradients and Halftones in Screen Printing

September 17, 2008 design resources
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There’s some good conversation on Blake’s post about how to take your t-shirt artwork from good to great.

Jake asked: “What is the best way to blend colors using half-tone patterns that will translate well to screen-printing? Any common mistakes or things designers should be aware of?”

Well Jake, here’s the (really long) answer to that.

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