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Delivery Method

  • Classroom
  • Price: $660.00

Course Overview

This course will overview colour management theory and workflow, profiles, setting up of workstations and Photoshop, and process of opening images within Photoshop and the conversion process. Colour Management setup of other publishing applications will be examined and include Acrobat, Illustrator and InDesign. Other topics include monitor calibration techniques, soft-proofing, printing and print-proofing of results. We will also look at profiling monitors, scanners and printers. Comprehensive AlphaCC courseware approx 200 pages.

Delivery

Classroom

Duration

1 day (9am - 4.30pm)

Locations

  • Public Schedule - Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney
  • Group Bookings - All States and Territories across Australia

Prerequisites

Previous experience using applications on a PC or Macintosh is an essential prerequisite for this course. Intermediate (eg Photoshop Level 1 & 2) knowledge in using PhotoShop is essential.

Course Outline

Topic 1 Reproduction Colour Theory and Print Standards

  • Topic Objectives
  • Light and Colour
  • The Visible Spectrum
  • The Perception of Colour
  • Surrounding Colour
  • Colour Temperature
  • Communicating Colour
  • The Subtractive Primaries - C, M & Y
  • RGB Colour Model
  • Colour Gamut
  • RGB Working Spaces
  • CMYK Colour Model
  • Colour Managing (correcting) CMYK Images
  • Printing Standards
  • Tone Compression
  • Colour Management Systems
  • Standardised Viewing Conditions
  • Light Source
  • Surround
  • Metamerism
  • Customising Reproduction for Print
  • Print Industry Standards
  • Litho Sheet-Fed (Commercial):
  • Litho Web-Fed (Magazine):
  • Newspaper SWOP:
  • SAMPLE CMYK for Litho Sheet-Fed (Commercial) Printing:
  • SAMPLE CMYK for Litho Web-Fed (Magazine) Printing:
  • SAMPLE CMYK for Newsprint SWOP Printing:
  • Topic Summary

Topic 2 Colour Management Overview

  • Topic Objectives
  • Why Manage Colour?
  • What’s the problem?
  • Producing Consistent Colour
  • Colour Management Overview
  • Assigning and Embedding Profiles
  • Converting with Profiles
  • How Conversions Work
  • Remember what a CMS does NOT do?
  • Benefits of a CMS
  • CMS Workflow Approaches:
  • COOM (Capture Once Output Many)
  • So What’s the Problem?
  • Overview of a Colour Management System
  • Components of a CMS
  • Rendering Intentt
  • How Does a CMS Work?
  • Associating a Source Profile (Terminology)
  • Setting up a Basic CMS
  • Profile all Input Devices
  • Profile all Output Devices
  • Setting up Colour Management in Photoshop
  • Topic Summary

Topic 3 About Profiles

  • Topic Objectives
  • About Profiles
  • Profile Types
  • Generic Profiles
  • Topic Summary

Topic 4 Monitor Calibration & Soft-Proofing

  • Topic Objectives
  • Monitor Calibration-Profiling
  • Monitor Calibration
  • Soft-Proofing Basics
  • Topic Summary

Topic 5 Colour Management Workflow

  • Topic Objectives
  • Colour Management Workflow Options
  • - When to convert
  • CMYK workflows - early binding
  • RGB workflows - late binding
  • RGB-CMYK - workfow
  • Intermediate Spaces
  • Device-independent RGB
  • Workflow Within an Application
  • Opening Untagged Documents
  • Opening Tagged Documents
  • Soft-Proofing Basics
  • Soft-Proofing Rendering Intents
  • Colour Managed &
  • Non Colour Managed Workflows
  • Import Colour Into a
  • Colour-Managed Workflow
  • Non Colour-Managed Internet
  • Internet Colour Workflow
  • Adobe Colour Management
  • Colour Settings
  • Default Profiles – Working Spaces
  • Colour Management Policies
  • Warnings – Manual Overrides
  • Advanced Options – Default Conversion Settings
  • Manual Assignments and Conversions
  • Assign Profile
  • Convert to Profile
  • Soft-Proofing
  • Soft-Proofing in Photoshop
  • Soft-Proofing in InDesign
  • Soft-Proofing in Illustrator
  • Soft-Proofing Practices and Limitations
  • Colour and PDF/X
  • DeviceLink Profiles
  • Why use DeviceLinks?
  • Topic Summary

Topic 6 Workshop - Colour Management in Adobe Applications

  • Topic Objectives
  • PhotoShop Colour Settings
  • PhotoShop Default Colour Settings
  • Europe Prepress 2
  • North American Prepress 2
  • 5Magazine NON-ICC Setting
  • Newsprint Setting
  • Desktop Printer Setting
  • North American Web/Internet Setting
  • PhotoShop
  • - Opening Images & dealing CM messages;
  • mismatch and missing
  • Convert to Profile & Test
  • Intent & Black Point Compensation
  • PhotoShop Tools
  • Non-Interactive CMYK Conversion
  • Interactive RGB or CMYK
  • Conversions
  • Convert to Profile
  • Assign Profile
  • Soft-Proofing
  • CS3 Bridge
  • Synchronizing CS3 Applications
  • InDesign Colour Settings
  • InDesign Soft-Proofing
  • RGB images within an InDesign document
  • Illustrator Colour Settings
  • Illustrator Soft-Proofing
  • Acrobat Colour Managment
  • Acrobat Colour Settings
  • Topic Summary

Topic 7 Proofing and Printing Accurately

  • Topic Objectives
  • Proofing and Printing Accurately
  • Profile Limitations
  • Printing and Proofing
  • Final Print Output (Photoshop)
  • Proof Print Output (Photoshop)
  • Final Print Output (InDesign)
  • Proof Print Output (InDesign)
  • InDesign Export Options
  • Outputing to PDF
  • Outputing ICC-TAGGED-PDF
  • Outputing to PDF/X-1a
  • Outputing to PDF/X-3
  • Topic Summary

Topic 8 Profiling Devices

  • Topic Objectives
  • Profiling Printers; RGB, CMYK, Desktop,
  • Press (using CM software such
  • as GretagMcbeth ProfileMaker and X-Rite Monaco Profiler
  • Monitor Calibration
  • Profiling a Scanner Profile
  • Profiling a Digital Camera Profile
  • Profiling a Printer Profile
  • About Test Chart
  • Review

Appendix A - Adobe Colour Management

Appendix B - Adobe ICC Profiles

Appendix C - Eye-One Monitor Calibrator

Appendix D Index

Training includes

  • Adobe Certified instructors (with min 10 yrs experience)
  • Alpha prepared comprehensive coursenotes with tutorials and exercises (updated frequently to reflect industry trends)
  • Certificates
  • eLearning DVD Package (FREE at course registration where available, see our SPECIALS)
  • After course support, unlimited HELP DESK (via email, to reinforce the learning),
  • Training guarantee
  • FREE repeat of public course within 6 months (where required, and on same version), see terms & conditions
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