Flexographic Color Fundamentals Professional Development Course



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Learn the basics of color and its place in flexographic printing in “Flexographic Color Fundamentals.”

This instructor-led course consists of three classes taught by FTA Director of Education Joe Tuccitto and SmileyColor & Associates’ Steve Smiley.

Class Descriptions

There are three classes in the “Flexographic Color Fundamentals” course:

  • Essentials of Color Theory: The fundamental logic of color structure, color terminology, the evolution of color theory, how color systems are applied in flexography, the 3-D structure of color, and more
  • Principles of Color Formulation: Process color reproduction in connection with FIRST Methodology and CGATS TR012 2020, spot color formulations compared to industry-specific recipes, how to use measurement instruments to manage process and spot color output, using various types of data to manage process and spot color, and more
  • Measuring and Controlling Flexographic Color: Measurement devices used to measure, monitor and control color in a flexographic workflow, control target selection and utilization, how to measure charts and run targets, performing corrective action, and more

Each class begins at 10 a.m. ET and is 90 minutes in length. All classes are taught in FTA’s Virtual Conference Center. Those who attend all three classes will receive a certificate of completion.

Upcoming Course Dates

Second Half of the Year: November 13, November 20 and November 27, 2023

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