It is important to remember that every colour you want used in your artwork means another screen to create, set-up, and print through. The costs connected with these screens depend on the techniques used.

It is always beneficial to print more items than less because of the set-up charges involved. If in doubt about the final quantity of screenprinted items you will need, it is often more economical to order more than you think will be required.

Every colour has an associated cost; different colours have different chemical make-ups, which make them more or less expensive than others.

Drop shadows, shading and anything that blends from light to dark will probably end up looking like a series of dots and should be avoided. (This does not apply to single-colour halftone gradients).

Most likely, the following special requirements will add to your screen-printing costs: