A 200-year-old guide to color, redesigned for the internet age

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A 200-year-old guide to color, redesigned for the internet age Centuries after naturalists used it to define the colors they saw in the natural world, Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours is back. [Image: courtesy Nicholas Rougeux] BY KELSEY CAMPBELL-DOLLAGHAN2 MINUTE READ The nomenclature of colors we use today is really a machine language–numerical hex codes crafted to communicate with software on computers and printers. Before the age of CMYK and RBG, though, artists and scientists created their own languages for talking about and categorizing color. Though many have fallen into obscurity, at least one is now accessible to anyone with access to the internet: Werner’s Nomenclature […]

New 200+ Page FlexiSIGN & Print Learning Manual Released.

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Learn all about FlexiSIGN & Print in the new learning manual. Over 200 pages packed with tips, trick and simple to understand learning examples. This book is great for the new or the advanced user as well. It covers topics not typically covered in our live training sessions and is self-paced. This is the printed copy of our electronic book. The new Flexi training manual is designed for the serious Flexi user who wants to study the Flexi product. It is great for the new or advanced users because it not only has the basic discussion of everyday used features but also […]

Color Wheel Pro – See Color Theory in Action

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 Find out more using the link below: Color Wheel Pro – a unique software program that allows you to see color theory in action. With Color Wheel Pro, you can create harmonious color schemes and preview them on real-world examples.   Key Differences From Other Color Utilities 1. Color Wheel Pro shows color schemes on real examples. When you rotate the color wheel, colors in the preview image change immediately — you see how your new color scheme plays out as a logo, a website and then as a corporate identity package. You don’t have to guess how your color scheme […]

No more chips. No more cartridges.

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No more chips. No more cartridges. August 21 2017 Home office and wide-format printer owners can now refill. 30 Years Verdict Finally Arrives. May 30, 2017, in the Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, together with 7 Associate Justices, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Samuel Alito, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan hold that printer makers give up their patent rights upon the first sale of product, domestically or overseas. Chief Justice John G. Roberts: “Take a shop that restores and sells used cars. The business works because the shop can rest assured that, […]

How about some FlexiSIGN training on the Queen Mary?

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FlexiLIVE Tour comes to the Queen Mary on July 21 2017 Givemehelp.com will host a FlexiLIVE Tour event on the QueenMary. Seating is limited, so if you are going to attend, you should sign up right now! Sign up before June 25 and get $25 off! Use Coupon Code JUNE25QM This is not a boring PowerPoint session, rather it is a learning session with the latest version of Flexi! We not only teach but show you real shop examples! This seminar is great for ANY version of Flexi and ANY level of user. Hundreds of former students will tell you, […]

What is Soft Proofing & Why Does It Matter in Wide Format Printing?

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What is Soft Proofing & Why Does It Matter in Wide Format Printing? Everyone wants to match what they see on the monitor with the output from a wide format printer. Sadly, few accomplish this. Part of a well-managed color system is the ability to soft proof, or change the monitor colors display so they reflect printer output. Let’s learn a little more about this and maybe teach you how to do it properly. Step 1: Calibrate and Profile Your Monitor The very first start is to make sure your monitor is telling you the truth about color. Sure it’s […]

13 Helpful Resources for Color Palette Inspiration

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Christopher Gimmer September 20, 201613 Helpful Resources for Color Palette Inspiration When it comes to graphic design, color plays an important role. In fact, selecting a great color palette is one several graphic design tips we advocate. But if you’re not a designer, you might be a little low on inspiration. Not to worry… In this post, we’ve curated a killer list of resources for color palette inspiration. Now you’ll never run out of colors ever again. Let’s dive in! 1. Colour Lovers Colour Lovers offers over 1 million user-generated color palettes to inspire your design. What’s great about this […]

Learn FlexiSIGN in ONE DAY! You NEED this training!

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Our next FlexiSIGN training session is in San Antonio, TX January 20, 2017. Sign up now because seating is limited! www.learnflexi.com/satx    About Our FlexiLIVE Seminars Our FlexiLIVE training sessions were so successful in 2016 we are doing them in even more cities in 2017! But they fill up really fast and we hate to turn away potential graphic professionals! These FlexiSIGN training seminars are not some boring Powerpoint presentation, but are based on or actual shop experience with numerous real life examples along the way. We show you features, sure, but we want to show you how to save […]

FlexiSIGN Training in San Antonio TX Jan 20, 2017

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FlexiSIGN Training in San Antonio TX Jan 20, 2017 Don’t miss this! January 20, 2017 LA QUINTA INN & SUITES San Antonio I-10 East 611 IH-10 East, San Antonio, TX 78219 PHONE: 210-662-2677 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Givemehelp.com will host a FlexiLIVE Tour event in San Antonio, TX. Seating is limited, so if you are going to attend, you should sign up right now! This FlexiSIGN Training is not a boring PowerPoint session, rather it is a learning session with the latest version of Flexi! We not only teach but show you real shop examples! This seminar is great for ANY version […]