Color Management Group Color Management Boot Camp (Springfield, NJ)

May 7 to 9, 2019
52 Fadem Rd., Springfield Township, NJ, United States

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Fee

$799

Who Should Attend

Owners, managers, pre-press and production

Contact

Ben Starr
Phone
  • Main: 408-779-7858
Email

ben@colormanagement.com

Website

http://www.colormanagement.com/store/CID335

Registration Deadline

May 6, 2019, 18:00 PM

Color Training for your Business

In this SGIA Color Management Boot Camp sponsored by the Color Management Group, GMG and hosted by SAS Graphics, you will learn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, time-tested procedures, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.

This boot camp is conducted at 2XL Imaging, 52 Fadem Rd., Springfield Township, NJ 07081

Take control of your color with this hands-on workshop. If you are:

  • Struggling with color control
  • Having difficulty getting approval from your customers
  • Wanting to produce better and more consistent color
  • Curious about brand and spot colors

You need to attend the Color Management Group's event as SGIA certified instructors take you through the SGIA Color Management boot camp to make large-format inkjet color management work for you.

“The light went on for me when I understood why GCR is so important!” Barry Key, Galileo Consulting.

Although some color concepts are common across the printing industry (offset, flexo, screen), SGIA's exclusive workshop concentrates on the unique aspects of large format inkjet.

SGIA certified instructors will teach you all about:

  • Color theory and principles
  • Goals of color management
  • Device calibration
  • Time-tested color management procedures
  • The newest print standards, including Brand specifications
  • Spot Color management and verification
  • Print Validation
  • Hands-on media profiling with leading edge RIP technology

“I'm looking forward to more consistent color with less finger crossing!” Mike Althaus, Corporate Communications Group

You will learn

  • Color management concepts
  • Print standards and specifications
  • Color measurement instrumentation and profiling software
  • Instruction for device calibration and media profiling
  • Print Verification
  • Hands on RIP workstations, and measurement devices
  • Software for profile viewing and quality control

Thank you to our Supporters

SAS Graphics, GMG, SpotOn!, and X-Rite Pantone 

This workshop is conducted by SGIA certified instructors. The focused, small-class setting allows you to master principles of color management. Learn from the industry's top instructors and walk away with confidence and skill. Register now — space is limited. All workshops are taught in English.

SGIA may on occasion take photographs and/or video of its program participants for use in print materials or by electronic methods. Your entry into SGIA facilities, participation in SGIA programs or participation in SGIA events grants permission for SGIA to use these photographs and/or video in its marketing and public relations efforts.

*Minimum class size requirements must be met 30 days prior to workshop start date in order to hold workshop. Do not book your travel until you are notified that the class is a "go."

Download the SGIA Control Print and bring your prints to the class with you.

Presenter(s)
Ben Starr

Ben Starr is a Color Management and Workflow Expert, with a BS in Printing Management from Western Michigan University. For over 10 years he has provided color and workflow installation and training services for many leading creative agencies, pre-media, and print production facilities. Ben has also had several opportunities to work in color management research and development, and some of the findings from this research has been published in various industry publications. Additionally, Ben's research has yielded new efficiencies at the companies he's worked for. Ben has also spent several years leading pre-media departments for traditional and digital print.

Agenda

What is color theory? What are the principles of color theory? How do I set goals for color management? How do I calibrate a device? Can I time-test procedures? What are the newest print standards? How do I perform a print verification? In our 2.5-day workshop on color management, you will get the answers!

Check our agenda for the color management boot camp.

Agenda

Day 1

9:00 am – Introductions
* Speaker Introduction
* Workshop Policies
* The Notebook
* Schedule of Events
* Participant Introduction

Basic Color Theory

10:15 am – Break

10:30 am - Lecture: Color Targets and Strategies
* Color Targets

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm – Lecture and Hands-on: Color Targets and Strategies continued
* Introduction to Media Configuration and measure prints from students (feedback)

2:00 pm – Break

2:15 pm – Monitor Calibration

3:00 pm - Anatomy of Inkjet Printing

4:30 pm - Lecture: Measurement Devices
* Devices
* Measurement Conditions

Day 2

9:00 am – Questions

Lecture: Color Management Pyramid

10:30 am - Hands On: Media Configuration & Profiling
Breakout to RIP stations for hands-on profiling

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm - Hands On: Media Configuration & Profiling continued
Breakout to RIP stations for hands-on media configuration and profiling

3:00 pm – Break

3:15 pm - Hands On: Media Configuration & Profiling continued

Breakout to RIP stations for hands-on media configuration and profiling

4:00 pm – Overview of Control Print Answer Key

Day 3

9:00 am - Lecture & Hands On: Spot Color Management

* Spot Color Lecture

* Spot Color Replacement Hands On

10:30 am – Break

10:45 am - Lecture & Demonstration: Verification

* Lecture: Verification Software

* Software overview (Demonstration)

* Verify/Print Analysis - From Media Configurations Completed in Class

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