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The Complete Grandmaster Screen Printing Pre-Press Course

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–Udemy Training–
Published 10/2023
Duration: 8h4m | .MP4 | 720p | Language: English

The Complete Professional Screen Printing Pre-Press Course Using Photoshop and CorelDRAW to Achieve Award-Winning Prints

What you’ll learn
History of Screen Printing
The modern pre-press techniques
Create the perfect proofing template, disclainers, Dealing with Screen Print Spoilage, and
Colour theory, RGB, CMY, CILAB (LAB), rendering intent, gamut, and colour space
Colour Management, Colour Matching, Pantones, and Callibration
Halftones, Moire, Screen Angles, Dot Gain, Dithering, FM/Stochastic, LPI, PPI, DPI, and Dot Shapes
Screen Printing, Screen Mesh, Squeegees, Exposing, Machines, Inks, and Accessories
Simulated Process Colour, Index Colour, CMYK, Grayscale, and Spot Colour Separations
Making a colour cromalin, an exact simulation was made from the separations to depict the printed result dot for dot.
Pre-press, producing film positives, laser and inkjet printers, imagesetters, making positives without a RIP or postscript
Safety in a print shop, Etiquette, and Motivation
Updated modern prepress techniques for 2024 and beyond.
Why you must think CMY instead of CMYK: Lean to unlock the key in process separations.
Advanced techniques in CorelDRAW and Photoshop related to pre-press
Making print-ready PDF separations for remote work
The Underbase, Clipping, Knocking out Black, Selectice Underbase, Vector Underbase, Highlight White, and the Key ("K" or "Black" in CMYK)

This course is presented in CorelDRAW and Adobe Photoshop, but can be performed on most professional graphics apps.
You must know how to remove backgrounds from images with Photoshop.
You must know how to manipulate objects, change print settings, and add or edit colours to graphics with CorelDRAW.
You must know how to vectorize or trace logos and graphics in CorelDRAW or similar vector apps.
You must have a passion and drive to be among the elite of screen printing pre-press technicians after mastering this course.
In order to print a T-shirt, there are many processes required. It’s true that anybody can create a design for a T-shirt, and anybody can print a T-shirt,
but somewhere in between those steps lies a world of true wizzardry and mastery, requiring knowledge and skills that no formal education has been able to offer. In fact, these skills are mostly well-guarded secrets, as having this edge in a competitive market can make or break any screen printer and, in many cases, set a small print shop on a course of rapacious growth and a lifetime of success that leaves the rest in their shadow, as most do not understand, don’t know how, or have given up trying to reproduce prints that require decades of patience and spoiled goods to fully learn and apply correctly.
Elevate your career brand or printing business with award-winning screen printing pre-press mastery on an industrial level.
In the world of design and printing, mastering screen printing pre-press isn’t just an art-it’s a strategic leap that can transform your career and business in a way where you will never go without work again.
This course, written and presented by Colin Fleming, a distinguished grandmaster screen printing pre-press technician with three decades of experience, is your gateway to unlocking the secrets of colour separations. Through these techniques, you’ll tap into a lineage of expertise dating back to Colin’s late father, who was the first person to screen print in Johannesburg over 60 years ago.
Colin’s journey is woven into the fabric of Johannesburg’s history. From his father, who pioneered t-shirt printing in the city, to his own extensive career servicing renowned print shops with colour separations and training, some are even closed for good today as the owners took an early retirement. This course is a testament to a legacy of excellence that has shaped the industry.
As you learn from Colin, you’ll not only inherit time-honoured techniques but also a piece of history that spans continents and eras.
Screen printing is more than a craft; it’s an agent of change. Just as Pop Art revolutionised the perception of art in the 1960s and propelled individuals like Andy Warhol to artistic stardom, screen-printed t-shirts have been at the forefront of countless movements, from cultural revolutions to political campaigns in South Africa to global social justice causes.
Through Colin’s guidance, you’ll tap into this transformative power, learning how to channel your designs into impactful statements that resonate through history.
Even in the face of digital advancement, the authenticity of a well-crafted screen-printed t-shirt remains unparalleled.
The allure lies not just in the vibrant colours or intricate designs, but in the stories they tell and the emotions they evoke. As digital inks command prices that surpass even gold, the timeless charm of screen printing endures. It’s a testament to quality over quantity, a nod to the undeniable worth of craftsmanship.
Screen printing is NOT going to be replaced by digital ever,
and the person who
is willing to join the ranks of this rare and highly sought-after career choice as a screen printing prepress technician will be offered a lifetime of success and a guaranteed stable income for a lifetime.
Whether you’re a freelance graphic designer seeking to elevate your portfolio or a print shop owner aiming for success, this course empowers you with invaluable skills. By mastering advanced colour separations, you’re not just learning a technique-you’re embracing a legacy, propelling your journey with knowledge that spans generations. Embrace the past, seize the present, and carve a path into the future of screen printing excellence.
Enrol today and embark on a transformative journey that fuses artistry and business acumen into an unstoppable force.
What you’ll discover:
Types of Colour Separations:
Delve into the world of colour separations, exploring spot colours, index separations, simulated process colour separations, and CMYK. Explore not only established methods but also cutting-edge advancements still in development.
Photoshop Techniques:
Master the art of colour separation using Photoshop’s powerful tools. Learn to employ colour range selection, manipulate channels, and harness the potential of layers to create precise and vivid separations.
Halftones and Solid Printing:
Develop an expert understanding of underbase, highlight white, and split black halftones. Uncover the secrets of translating intricate designs from digital to print, ensuring stunning results every time.
Advanced Colour Matching:
Acquire the skills to seamlessly blend different colour separation techniques, enabling you to produce top-tier screen prints tailored to various applications.
Quality Control and Troubleshooting:
Learn to create a Cromalin colour proof that mirrors the final print, enabling you to troubleshoot and approve your design before committing it to the press.
Innovative Printing Approaches:
Discover how to print halftones without a RIP or Postscript printer. Unlock the ability to print on a variety of films using a range of printers.
Learn how to make a Cromalin colour proof

from your separations that is dot-for-dot like it will print, to troubleshoot and approve before setting up on the press.
How to print your halftones without a RIP
or Postscript printer on just about any printer that can print on films
Who this course is for:
Screen Printers
Graphic Designers
Pre-press technicians
Screen printing pre-press technicians
Screen-printing employees
Anyone wanting a career as a master screen printing pre-press technician
Any screen printing pre-press technician wanting to polish and upgrade their skills for 2024
Screen printing enthusiasts

More info: https://www.udemy.com/course/screen-printing-pre-press-masterclass/




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