How many colors are we restricted to?

posted by wildart • 4 years ago

How many colors are we restricted to, I thought I had read somewhere that it was 10, is this correct? If so what constitutes a color,for example Red is one color,but does creating another shade of Red make it another color ?

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wotto wotto Artist from CA, United States


For screen printed tees you are restricted to 10 colors for oversized prints and 4 for all overs. For digital printing you are not limited to the number of colors you use but the design can only be 15” x 20” max.

You can read more about this in the 101 section.
Shades of a color are usually considered another color unless you use halftones. There is a whole section in the 101s that explains this. We usually use the Pantone color system when screen printing our tees, you should use that for reference.

wildart wildart Artist from Botswana, Botswana

Thanks for your time Watto ,I will go and read that info now.

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