ChromaMax Part 4: Printer Profiling

The final RIP calibration step is profiling. If the base calibration steps performed beforehand aren’t done properly, you won’t get a get profile. But even…


ChromaMax Part 3: Printer Total Ink Limiting

The second RIP calibration step is to linearize the ink channels with their newly restricted ink limits. This generates a set of curves that should produce a…


ChromaMax Part 2: Printer Linearization

The second RIP calibration step is to linearize the ink channels with their newly restricted ink limits. This generates a set of curves that should produce a…


ChromaMax Part 1: Printer Ink Restrictions

The first step to calibrating a printer in a RIP is to set the per channel ink restrictions. The challenge here is that RIPs typically have very poor (or no)…


Photopolymer Gravure Printmaking from Calibrated Digital Positives

October 22-24,2015, 10a-4p at Flatbed Press in Austin Texas with Scott Martin and Byron Brauchli Scott Martin of Onsight and  Byron Brauchli of Izote Editions…


What my days look like as a consultant

I thought I’d show everyone what my days often look like as a consultant. For 20 years, I’ve traveled around working with people in their studios on issues…


Using i1Profiler for QTR grayscale measurement and profiling

Recently I wrote an article on "Using ColorPort for QTR grayscale measurement and profiling." Today I'd like to talk about using i1Profiler v1.3 for QTR…


Using ColorPort for QTR grayscale and alt-process profiling

ColorPort is free utility from XRite that allows users to make and measure profiling targets with a wide variety of spectrophotometers, including the…