Printing

3 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About Color Management

3 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About Color Management

By Martha DiMeo Digital Imaging Specialist ChromaQueen.com ———————————————————————————– There is no escaping it. Whether you are a print designer or design strictly for the web and digital media—and you want predictable, repeatable, and consistent color results—color management matters. But implementing a color-managed workflow can seem like a daunting task. With […]

Webinar: Pixels to Ink

Webinar: Pixels to Ink

Ever wonder why a print job didn’t print the way it looked on your screen? What is rich black? How offset printing differs from digital printing? It’s time to get some answers! On March 18, 2014, Justin and I will be presenting the webinar Pixels to Ink for RISD Alumni […]

The Story of Comics as Poetry

The Story of Comics as Poetry

What’s worse than a rejection letter? Two rejection letters. From the same publisher. For the same book. Once a year, a major textbook publisher came by the art school where I used to teach to talk about their titles and solicit instructors for new ones. At the invitation of one […]

"Sans Titre", Lucy Larousse and Liz Shepherd, 2012, 11" x 17" Watercolor and Screenprint

Challenge Your Creativity (Discomfort Yields New Thinking)

“Sans Titre”, Lucy Larousse and Liz Shepherd, 2012, 11″ x 17″ Watercolor and Screenprint By Liz Shepherd Scads of self-help books as well as serious research have been written about creativity and I often find myself nervously drawn to those titles.  I am getting a pretty good sense of where […]

Screen Printing 2 Workshop

Screen Printing 2 Workshop

In July we organized a Screen Printing workshop (see Photos on Flickr) at Shepherd Print Studio in the SoWa District of Boston’s South End. Liz Shepherd taught the basics of screen printing and then each participant went about printing his/her own work. It was such a fun,productive time that we got a […]

Looking Beyond the Service

Looking Beyond the Service

As creatives, the majority of the work we do isn’t tangible. It’s a service. But along with that often come tangible goodies our clients want to get their hands on to further their business: business cards, letterhead, brochures, booklets, promo items and anything else you can slap a logo or […]

Pixels to Ink Presentation

Pixels to Ink Presentation

Thanks to everyone who came out for our presentation last night. As promised, here is the cleaned up version of the PDF without all of the bits that don’t make any sense without me rambling on. If you have any questions, please drop me a line!