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openSUSE:Artwork t-shirts

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Production related background information regarding t-shirts.
  1. T-shirts will not be printed using the classic CMYK method. A plotter based technique will be used instead, which means, there will be a small range of colored film (14 or 16 colors). The printer will cut the motives out of this film and iron them to the shirt.

    What this means:
    • Every extra color and motive cost extra money and we are not M$.
    • The minimum size of imaging is approximately 0.5 - 1mm. Refrain from using delicate intricacies in images i.e. fine lines, stiple, etc.
    • Gradients can not be processed.
    • Photorealistic images will not work.
  2. Please adhere to the KISS (Keep it simple and Stupid) rule and the [openSUSE:Artwork_brand|Branding guidelines]
  3. Do not use more than 3 Colors. in the design. E.g. green and white on a black shirt.
  4. For motivation or examples, see the designs used by our marketing team in the openSUSE shop.