This video shows the basic steps to optimize most standard images for Direct to Garment printing. Prior to printing any image, you should check to ensure that the color values are rich and saturated, or that they match the expected output you are looking to achieve in the final print.
You do not need to be a Photoshop expert to get the most out of your artwork! The general guidelines set forth in this video are easy to wrap your head around, and involve minimal steps…. However, the results you can achieve are absolutely noticeable and profound.
The process of fine tuning artwork is not an exact science, but you can certainly get the best possible print quality out of any image by following these basic guidelines. Keep in mind this process is relevant regardless of which printer hardware you are using, what RIP you are running or which ink set you prefer! ALL DTG setups can benefit from this basic knowledge.