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results of black t-shirt experiment

Well, my two black t-shirts arrived, and despite there being huge blocks of pure white on black, they look totally fine!

The <a href="http://www.redbubble.com/people/science/clothin... Inside</a> one worked out really well, as it doesn’t have such large areas of white, but even the <a href="http://www.redbubble.com/people/science/clothin...; one worked out well I think.

The upshot of it all seems to be that it’s not as bad as you might think to use designs with big blocks of white on black.

experimenting with new black t-shirts

I love the new black t-shirt printing options. I’ve made a few t-shirts in the past using screenprints, and even using inkjet iron-on transfer things, but being a dark and tortured soul, I like my t-shirts black, and my prints, therefore, white.

This has always been a problem with t-shirts – I guess it’s hard to get ink with enough white goop in it to not let the black show through.

So, it’s great the RB is now printing white onto black.

However, another thing I like is big inky blocks on my t-shirts. So what I’ve done in my two shirts uploaded so far is to put them on a BLACK background, rather than the suggested transparent background. I’m hoping that this will end up being a big black block of ink on the shirt, with white printing overlayed.

So th…