What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Absolutely.. we attend trade shows and fashion apparel shows to keep up both on the latest Fashion trends as well as screen print reproduction techniques and materials being developed. we stay current with software as well.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I'd allays been doing art and design. Printed tee shirts offer a greater creative array of design then printed cards, signs and post cards or flayers. I get to Illustrate some of the most amazing ideas and concepts.. Like sharks doing the backstroke!
What types of customers have you worked with?
While basic corporate apparel and event wear is the bread and butter... Band and major event shirts, Sports jerseys, school spirit wear, Family reunion shirts. Clubs, bars.. any place that wants to promote itself.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Really, there is not a single one.. We don't send out any jobs or work that we are not extremely proud of.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
always ask for actual samples of their work.. Don't get sold on the cheapest price... we get so many customers asking if we print over mistakes like bad color, bad printing.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Printed items are only as good as the original art. While computers are great and making graphics... there is a major difference between a professional Computer graphic and an Image created on the computer.