In this week's News 8 Eyepiece .
photographer Greg White shows us how area residents
can wear their pride on more than just their sleeve.
Since 1979, I started the business, I believe it was
April of 1979.
Yea, there's quite a few steps to it.
It's not just a one shot deal.
It's a light sensitve emulsion and you saw me scoop
It goes from a liquid to a...it hardens onto the screen.
Then we wash it out.
It stays as a liquid form, it gets shot out of the
screen, it becomes a stencil at that point.
Then it hardens when it dries.
The micro adjusters are up to a sixty-fourth of an
That we're gonna just play with it back and forth
to get it perfect.
The prepwork is the color seperation and we have to
get each individual color is a seperate screen.
So the open areas where the ink goes through, the
hard areas where the ink does not go through.
It's not hard when you're doing it, I mean it goes
pretty easy, but do that three, four thousand times
a day? Gets tiring.
The inks that we use are called a plastisol.
There's actually bits of plastic in the paint.
And then that melts, basically melts in and absorbs
into the fibers of the shirt.
It gives you a feeling that you've been involved in
something to help, actually to help some of these
That's pretty cool.
Thanks to the technology, the process of screen printing
is much faster than when the business opened nearly
40 years ago.