colour

When someone says your colours look strange..

Wednesday 3 May

  Sometimes a comment you may get on your work could be like: ‘The colours don’t look realistic’ or ‘look strange’. It is often heard. And it is in itself a surprising remark. How could anyone claim to know when a colour looks realistic or normal? The way we see colour is purely individual. No

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Riso, the perfect imperfection

Monday 22 August

I’m absolutely fascinated by riso printing. In this blog I would like to share this fascination with you. In Riso one can print on a wide range of papers, the rougher the better and print with a range of beautiful and defining colours and finally not one print will ever be the same, in a

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If you don’t want your paper to be white…

Wednesday 9 December

I’ve been talking about different paper types in a previous blog: coated versus uncoated and some variations on that theme. I also went over the effect paper has on the reproduction and how to balance that. We can take the variations a step further. What if you don’t want the paper to be white? How

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On calibration and colour management

Wednesday 4 March

  Can you imagine working with images and being able to predict how it will look in print? That it will look about the same on different paper types as on an inkjet print? Fantasy? No, not really, you can do a lot to come close. Not that you won’t need my colleagues or me

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