Jim and Shelby are now offering online training workshops focusing on color management. The links below will take you to training sessions we have previously recorded. Each page will provide a brief description of the session, but only subscribers will be able to view the video content. There will be information on each page to purchase access to the workshop(s).
Spot Colors: A 3-Hour Tour – This event is TBD
In this three-hour online tour, Jim (the Professor) and Shelby (Mary Ann) of ColorCasters will cover both the design side and RIP/production side topics related to named spot color workflows. Live demonstrations of Adobe CC and Onyx Thrive will be included.
Recordings Of Past Shows
Selling Color in 2020 – March 31, 2020 – duration of 1 hour
Designers look at color one way (as art or a feeling) and Print Service Providers (PSPs) look at it another way (as science). Yet most sales and customer service people lack the basic theoretical knowledge to intelligently discuss color with existing and prospective clients.
Show Me the Color! – April 14, 2020 – duration of 1 hour
This episode of the Jim & Shelby Show deals with the power of visual match scorecards and flexible grading systems for color conformance communication. These tools can be used by managers to monitor overall color quality and by sales teams to communication achievement of customer’s color quality requirements.
Live From The Lab! – Tuesday, May 12 – duration of 1 hour
Live From The Lab will be a discussion about how ColorCasters made a temporary pivot from on-site consulting to dye sublimation. Jim and Shelby will speak about how they used their color management expertise to produce dye sublimation Gaiter style face coverings like the one Jim is wearing in the promotional image with this product.