Aqua ink on a black shirt needs a layer of white underneath in order to be the bright color you expect it to be. The white screen is slightly thinner than the aqua screen, so we can avoid white peeking out around the edges!
Making a new family crest while on vacation! A bunch of my family members made these, and then we used them as our team logos in our ping-pong tournament! I used pencil, roller pen, and finally colored pencil.
2-color separation – gold and purple. I’m proud of how this one turned out! Started from a full-color image, but the customer wanted to go with just two ink colors!
A color separation from yesterday, plus the final product!
6 color separation, with halftones. This design is my breakthrough into the world of complex index color separations. There has definitely been a learning curve, but I’m really excited to keep learning!
Here’s an animation of the Everett Football champions design.
Photo of the finished Trombone Shorty shirts!
Experimenting with representing color separations as gif files. Here is a separation I did for some Trombone Shorty t-shirts. His artist created the artwork.
From now until this Friday, June 12, at midnight, Trailstormers t-shirts and hoodies are on sale at the melsenink store! They will be delivered to the Trailblazers and Barnstormers softball teams by Saturday, June 27. If you don’t want to pay the small shipping fee, plan to pick up your shirt(s) from a team member! Or, I’ll ship your order to you!