ELEARNING COURSES / PIA iLearning Center
Color Management Fundamentals / eLearning Course
Color management produces more reliable, consistent color across multiple devices and allows everyone in the process to see color more accurately. It reduces rework and communication issues and produces better color more efficiently. Understanding the basics of color management is the first step for color success. Color Management Fundamentals will cover the fundamentals of color management, requirements, and how it works–all while giving you a solid foundation of terminology and workflow.
Color Accurate Soft Proofing / eLearning Course
More creative and color-critical decisions are made on an LCD display than on any other device or media. Yet, most of us are not managing our displays properly to ensure that what we’re seeing on our display is as close as possible to what the final printed product will look like. Color Accurate Soft Proofing will give you the how-tos on calibrating and profiling displays for color-accurate soft proofing.
How to Visually Evaluate Color / eLearning Course
Being able to quickly and effectively evaluate color is critical–no matter what your role is in the print production process. Whether you’re in prepress, in the pressroom, a CSR, or a sales rep, you need to be able to visually identify color problems and communicate them with accuracy to your internal and external customers. How to Visually Evaluate Color covers how to quickly and methodically evaluate color visually and communicate what you see using proper, precise color terminology–all with the goal of reducing rework and turnaround time.
Photoshop Manages Color / eLearning Course
In this course, you will learn the basics of ICC profiles and color management and all about the color management settings in Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop has many color-related dialogs–Working Space, Convert to Profile, Proof Colors, and Gamut Warning–and it’s important to understand how they work to get the best color. Photoshop Manages Color will teach you how to properly deal with images when you open, proof, convert, and print them. Wherever your images are coming from or going to, Photoshop must be used correctly to get the best color.
UCR And GCR For Color Separation / eLearning Course
Undercolor removal (UCR) and gray component replacement (GCR) are color reproduction considerations for converting images from RGB to CMYK for the printing press. Understanding the concepts of why they are needed, how they influence color in color separation, and the advantages and disadvantages of each are critical to successful color reproduction. Using practical examples and visuals, UCR and GCR for Color Separation will go under the hood to provide a clear understanding of UCR and GCR techniques for color separation in print production.