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Training and Courses

Revolution run training courses on Colour Management and VersaWorks - Roland's RIP and print management software.

These courses are run at the Antalis Digital Academy - a centre of excellence for digital printing and technology.

To reserve your place please email digital.academy@antalis.co.uk

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The Digital Academy Roland VersaWorks Advanced Workshop

27th April 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

The workshop is aimed at Roland VersaWorks users who want to take better control of their printer and understand all the features available to help them print more productively. This workshop will answer all the questions you wanted to ask after the Roland Engineer had departed! Please note all attendees will be required to bring a laptop with VersaWorks installed if possible.

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Course Syllabus

10:00 - Attendees arrive


Welcome and introductions

  • VersaWorks Features
  • Layout clipping & tiling
  • Colour settings - how to use industry standards
  • Spot colours - capture colours with a spectrophotometer
  • Special colours (Metallic White and Gloss)
  • Creating Adobe artwork for special colours
  • Understanding overprint & knockout
  • CutContour methods and Custom Cut layout
  • Refreshing the preferences to clear problem files
  • Media utility - import and export custom media
  • Archiving jobs
  • Label printing & variable data
  • Multi page PDFs
  • Variable data labelling and cutting
  • Printer calibration
  • Media profiling using external software
  • Maintaining consistent colour
  • Measuring your printers performance

Please note all attendees will be required to bring a laptop with VersaWorks installed if possible.

Course cost: £75 per person

Places available: 8

Price includes lunch and all course materials.

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The Digital Academy Screen Print Film Separations Workshop

18th May 2017

10am - 3pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

The course is aimed at screen printers, textile or graphic, who would like to learn the basics of screen film separations and delve a little deeper into more complex techniques. It will cover how to create screen print film separations using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and FilmGate separation software.

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Course Syllabus:

Learning objectives

  • Separation basics and an introduction to more complex methods
  • File preparation
  • How to choose the number of colours
  • Matching mesh to halftones
  • Over printing and under base
  • Using Photoshop to create stochastic colours
  • Printing from Illustrator to FilmGate
  • Mac to PC Solutions

Course cost: £75 per person

Places available: 8

Price includes lunch and all course materials.

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The Digital Academy Colour Management Workshop

14th June 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

The course is aimed at companies who have one or more types of digital printers and wish to get consistent and repeatable colour across different devices.

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Learning Objectives:

Setup a colour workflow.

Get accurate colour from all your devices.

How to profile your own printer.

Control the repeatability and quality of your prints.

How to save money on inks and unnecessary reprints.


Morning Session

  • Colour theory relating to print.
  • Setting up Adobe applications for print and prepress standards.
  • Quick overview of proofing & press standards.
  • Measuring colour with X-rite Pantone.

Coffee Break

  • Practical session
  • Calibrating Monitors with X-rite Pantone and software.
  • Setting monitors up for different lighting and print requirements.
  • Soft proofing and Fogra print proofing.

Lunch Break


Afternoon Session

  • Practical session
  • Creating media profiles for RGB Printers with Xrite i1Profiler
  • Creating media profiles for CMYK Printers with Xrite i1Profiler

Coffee Break

  • Practical session
  • Using X-rite Pantone to check your printer’s output and maintaining your printer’s colour stability.

Course cost: £75 per person

Places available: 8

Price includes lunch and all course materials.

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