Artisan Colour, Inc. recently announced the opening of an East Coast office in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to bridge large format printing with pre-press services.
Learn best practices for printing display graphics in our professional printing reference guide, plus file spec tips from John Nack.
Sit down with Adobe Photoshop and learn the professional printing principals behind RGB and CMYK color modes, when to use each, and bit map depth.
We've been having fun with this quiz around the shop. Maybe we are just color fanatics who obsess over professional color printing, but it is interesting to see how you score. This color quiz was put together by X-Rite Photo, the makers of color management and calibration software and equipment. The lower the number, the [...]
The Pantone system is the recognized industry standard of color matching. This video gives a behind the scenes look at the Pantone process.
If you ever wondered what it takes to get the color you picked out on screen to match your art prints, check out this video about how CMYK ink is made!
Having a calibrated monitor is essential when color correcting and editing digital images. The setting where the computer is located can be equally as important to ensure your eyes are perceiving that color correctly. You're favorite color may be red, but that is a bad choice for a wall color where you do your editing. [...]
There are many products on the market inspired by Pantone's color matching system. These items would make a color perfect addition to your home, as a fashion accessory, or gift for any designer or color fanatic. Some are produced by Pantone themselves, like these birch veneer stools. The first twenty orders of their limited edition [...]
While many things can be fixed in post production, having the right exposure from the beginning can free up time spent in the computer after a shoot for focusing on techniques like stylizing your image. Guaranteeing you have the right exposure is as easy as making sure you have the proper white balance setting for [...]
Today's display graphics are no longer considered just a sign. Very often the graphics we print for our customers in the Retail Market are thought of as art by their shoppers. Here at Artisan Colour, color management is religion! The two pillars that we live by are accuracy and consistency. Our ability to replicate colors [...]