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Misprint Monday: The Evils of Sampling, Photos, etc.

If you like doing samples and get paid well for all of them that you do you are a better business person than most of us. Generally most printing folks I talk to are lucky to get most of their expenses covered for the pre-production samples they do. It is more of a necessary evil…

Misprint Monday: Cracked Ass

Nice distress filter on that ass, right? A tremendous photoshop filter created that nice distressed look, right?  Not! It is supposed to be a nice solid coating of ink and after washing it is not, it is cracked and washed off. That’s what ink looks like when it is not cured. For you non-printers out…

Misprint Monday – Does it look like the mockup?

Occasionally we make bad calls on the production floor. Recently we had an order and the pantones were all specified. When we printed the blue that the design called for, it looked nothing like the mockup. Someone made the call to print the job anyway… Of course when the customer received the shirts, they didn’t…

Misprint Monday: Is What You Saw What You Got?

A friend just printed some tanks. The customer sent this photo of a guy wearing it and said it didn’t look like the photo the customer had seen of the item. Of course it is a woman’s tank and this is clearly a guy, but the customer said it also was not good on women. Here…

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