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Dave Gardner: Creator of T-shirt Simulated Process Printing

Mar 28, 2024

In a truly special installment of the Impressions Shop Talk series, host Rick Roth, founder of New England’s Mirror Image Screenprinting & Embroidery and the Ink Kitchen, sits down with T-shirt screen-printing legend Dave Gardner, inventor of simulated process printing and the “underbase” print; creator of the iconic Harley Davidson T-shirts of the 1980s; director of creative embellishment at Gildan; and recipient of the 2024 Impressions Lifetime Achievement Award.

Screen-Printing Legend/Creator of Simulated Process Printing

If you have anything at all to do with T-shirt printing, art and color seps, or apparel decorating in general, you’re not going to want to miss this conversation.

Roth and Gardner’s talk was recorded at part of the Impressions Expo in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For more on all three Impressions Expo, including the expos in Long Beach, California, and Fort Worth, Texas, click here.