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Screen printing sample: "Mackinaw Brewing Company, since 1997."

Screen Printing

High volume, quick-turn around, award-winning quality.

Seamless Application

Our talented artists and experienced press operators ensure that your screen print designs will look their best. In addition to traditional spot-color inks, Vantage offers specialty inks and art distressing to make your logo or design stand out.

  • Specializing in printing in dark and light garments.
  • Decorative inks such as metallic, neon and crystalina are available to make your brand pop.
  • High-volume, quick-turn capacity, award winning quality CPSIA compliant.
A woman wearing a T-shirt with a colorful abstract pattern and the Neiman Marcus logo screenprinted onto it.

Four-Color Process

This method is most effective when attempting to reproduce realistic photos. It can also be used for graphic images that contain a wide variety of colors.

  • Best for photo-realism
  • Printed with four colors; Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black (CMYK)
  • Best on white or very light-colored garments due to the translucent properties of the inks used in addition to
  • Four-Color Process to match specific colors or solid copy
A very detailed image of a motorcycle. A firefighter stands behind the motorcycle, facing away, and the background is firefighter badge with the number 14 and the words "Reide for the Red" superimposed.

Simulated 4-Color Process

Images created with the simulated color process have a photorealistic look but are not printed with the four process colors of CMYK. Instead it uses spot-color inks. When printing simulated process color, the artist creates separations of halftone images for spot colors like red, yellow, blue, etc., using as many colors as the shop’s press can handle.

  • differs from four color process in that it uses spot colors rather than CMYK
  • works on light garments but best for dark garments
  • produces a bright image, even when printed on a white-ink under base
Two models wearing T-shirts with screen printed logos. The logos read "The Original Lemonhead Lemon Candy" and look worn.

Vintage Soft-Hand

This popular technique produces prints with a washed-down appearance and vintage quality, especially when combined with distressed artwork. An additive is incorporated to the ink mixture and the designs are printed without the use of an underlay to achieve the distressed look.

A collection of sample decorations demonstrating specialty inks: Metallic black onyx, metallic gold, metallic silver, tonal, crystalina, and neon.

Specialty Inks

Vantage offers several specialty inks for a unique high-impact affect.

  • clear soft-hand gives the logo a tonal look
  • gold, silver and black metallic ink brings logos to life with the illusion of metal
  • Make logos sparkle and shine with Crystalina, achieving a specialty effect to that of glitter

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