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Images for Black Garments

Creating transparency

With the introduction of black garments at CafePress, white areas of your designs will no longer be treated as transparent when printing on black. For example, whites of the eyes will be white, not the color of the garment. You'll want to create and upload transparent images to obtain professional looking T-shirt designs.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on transparency in Illustrator and how to save your image to upload at

This tutorial was created using Illustrator 10 though the same basic steps can be used across other versions of Illustrator.

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