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Topic: Graffiti inspired transfer - My 1st shirt! Pics are up now!  (Read 1459 times)
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« on: August 21, 2005 09:21:20 PM »

I am officially addicted. Here is my first attempt at a transfer Tee - I used Avery darks, and I read all the advice that I found in this thread on how to do it, and as a result, my first experience has been a very cool one.

Here's the shirt!

http://www.reachone.com/kent/G70SelfPic.jpg

http://www.reachone.com/kent/G70ProudOwnerCrop.jpg

I really liked the way it turned out, even though the ironing changed the colors just a bit! Check this out....

http://www.reachone.com/kent/G70Comparison.jpg

This is a pic of the transfer on top, finished, and below is the test printout I did. Ironing seems to add some yellow to all the colors... I think.... The blues on the inside are supposed to be the same color, but just a different shade, the inside blobs being darker. After ironing, the darker blobs got positively teal, and I also noticed that my red/orange turned a really basic orange. Hmmm.... i might need to do some tests on that.    But if you don't know.... it looks rad!  I'm super happy with the way this turned out. Comments are welcome!


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« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2005 09:42:16 PM »

That shirt is really cool! It takes me back in time. Smiley Where did you find the graffiti art?
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2005 09:49:48 PM »

I got the art off of a site that was showcasing French graffiti art, i think.... I vectorized it in Illustrator, and It took FREAKIN' FOREVER... but it was worth it! I didn't know at first what I was going to use the image for, but as soon as I found out about this, I knew!

I am sorry that the pics are not working tonight, (8/21/05) I'll have the pics posted in a better place tomorrow, bandwidth razzin' frazzle @%^&#$ #$^@# @*#@^ !!!
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