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How to Make a Mockup with Photoshop or Silhouette Studio

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How to Make a Mockup with Photoshop or Silhouette Studio

Do you have a pile of products sitting around that just didn't sell? Made it to take photos thinking it would easily sell, but it just didn't, and now you're stuck with it? Avoid that by using mockups! Digitally add your designs to product photos without having to actually make it. You can take your own mockup photos or purchase them. I have hundreds available for you to choose from for only a few dollars each! This week I sat down and did tutorial videos on how to add your designs to mockups using Photoshop or Silhouette Studio. Make beautiful, realistic...

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Sublimation: Choosing the Right Paper Setting & Why it Matters

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Sublimation: Choosing the Right Paper Setting & Why it Matters

Different paper settings will make a huge difference in your color results. Doing some side by side tests for your ink is the best way to see what works best for you ink. In this video I show you what Cosmos Ink does with different settings. If you are having bad colors it could be as simple as using a different setting. Here's an in-depth look at the tests I did and what they showed. To get in and change your settings on a PC watch this: To get in and change your print settings on a Mac watch this:...

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Sublimation on Fabrics: Why does the polyester percentage and color matter?

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Sublimation on Fabrics: Why does the polyester percentage and color matter?

I see this come up over and over again. So, I thought it was time to sit down and explain how it works so it's easier to understand. Can you sublimate on black shirts? Can you sublimate on colored shirts? The short answer, yes. You absolutely can, but your results will vary greatly. Sublimation is a dye process and doesn't print white. I mean, if you think about it, there really isn't a way to dye something white anyway. You can bleach it, but thats totally different. So if you want to use a darker shirt, or a black shirt,...

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How to Make Photo Collage Text (with 3 videos!)

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How to Make Photo Collage Text (with 3 videos!)

I’ve been seeing a lot of questions popping up lately on how to do photo collage text, particularly for making Mother’s Day mugs and shirts with family photos in the word mom or her name. So I sat down and did 3 tutorial videos yesterday! One for Photoshop, one for Illustrator, and one for Silhouette! 

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How to Sublimate a Mug (with video!)

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How to Sublimate a Mug (with video!)

Woohoo! I feel like a rockstar! Two videos done in 2 weeks!

This is how to sublimate a mug, from start to finish. I use Silhouette to print, have an Epson WF-7720, and Cosmos Ink, so it covers print settings and how to format it in Silhouette as well.

Let me know if you have any additional questions! Sorry, it's long. But I thought it needed to be thorough. Mugs can be a pain if they aren't done right.

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