Traveling With A Canon Wide Format Printer

We have been island hopping for Canon teaching a Printing Tips and techniques class. It started on Maui than Oahu and Today on Kauai. Than next week again on Maui with opportunity to sign up for a Hands On 5 days workshop on Maui. This will be followed by Randy Hufford’s 5 day Digital Printing Workshop. This class will be offered 4 times a year.

Traveling with a Canon Wide Format Printer

Randy Hufford’s Digital Printing Workshop
Master Printer and Author of the DVD training series “The Perfect Print” Randy Hufford will mentor you with all of the latest tips and techniques to take your printing to a whole new level. He will cover everything from a to z to produce high quality archival digital prints. This is a 5 day hands on class where you will learn steps from a master printer how to get quality predictable results. This workshop is a pre-requisite for the Randy Hufford Digital Mentoring Program. Class is limited to 6 students. Cost for class is $1495.

It will include these subjects:
Ink and Media
How to choose a printer Canon vs Epson vs HP
Manufacturer printer drivers vs. third party RIP
What is a third party rip
Image Print RIP
Soft proofing
Print matching
Monitor profiling
Monitor optimization
X-Rite ColorMunki
X-Rite I1photo
What is a profile? Printer profiling
Custom Building a printer profile
Hand reading Patches
Automated patch reading
Preparing files to print
What Res should I print at?
Reducing noise
Color balance
Enhancement Techniques
Shooting for Photoshop
Processing these images in Photoshop and Photomatix
How to choose which inkjet media to best match your application
The Manufacturing Process of medias
Printing on Canvas Media
Printing on Fine Art media
Printing on Watercolor media
Fine Art Prints
Hand tearing fine art prints
Benefits of hand tearing prints
Finishing solutions for fine art prints
Setting your self apart from the competition Mounting solutions
• Pro Edge framing solution
Gallery wrap
Photoshop technique to produce a gallery wrap
Automated solutions
Coating Canvas
Hand rolling
Art Coatings – brush-on, spray-on, roll-on
Preservation framing techniques for canvas and fine art prints
Mounting on fomecore, gatorboard and acrylic
Stretching Canvas
Stretcher bars
Gallery wrap vs. Standard stretcher bar
Hand stretch a canvas
Automated Stretching Machine
Finishing touches
Marketing and selling your printing services
As a Artist/Photographer
As a service Bureau
Ways to Increase your sales and print volume
Negotiating with Galleries and other venues
Limited Editions
How to set up a Limited Edition
Making your own Certificate of Authenticity
How to use this tool to increase value of your prints
Why is a portfolio so valuable?
Presentation ideas for Portfolio’s
Getting your images and services in front of qualified clients
Gathering names of Fine Art Photography collectors
How your portfolio can increase your client base
This 5 day total immersion workshop includes daily lunches and lab fee to produce 18×24 gallery wrap on 1 1/2” bars, 2-11×14 Museum Quality portfolio prints, coatings and all supplies needed to produce these prints, packaging to ready prints for shipping.

Hours are 10am – 5pm
Lunch break at 1pm food provided by Chef Rebecca

First morning meet at 8am at Grandma’s Coffee in Keokea – this breakfast included in registration fee.

Equipment needed:
Laptop computer loaded with Adobe Photoshop CS4 or higher, and Photomatix
External Hard Drive loaded with images to use in class
1 GB or larger jump or flash drive

Call, fax, or email NOW to sign up for this once in a lifetime experience.
Phone – 808.878.4154
Fax – 866.335.2146
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