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. The classes are:
- 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 (October 11)
- 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 (October 18)
- 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 (October 25)
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.