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XChange Training Location London

Use Colour Management for Centralised data Improved consistency On-brand documents across web & print

Colour Management Introduction 1 Day - London

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£275 + vat

What is there to learn about colour? Join our colour experts and save your business time and money by implementing a colour-management strategy for all your files. We give practical advice to help photographers and designers make their compositions shine.

Theory and practice combine as we show you how to put together a workflow that produces consistent colour results across all your files. You will learn about profiling monitors, RGB and CMYK colour spaces, and PDF and ISO standards. During the course, you will be allowed to practise with your own personal examples. A perfect way to put your new knowledge to good use and to improve your own workflow.

What is there to learn about colour? Join our colour experts and save your business time and money by implementing a colour-management strategy for all your files. We give practical advice to help photographers and designers make their compositions shine.

Theory and practice combine as we show you how to put together a workflow that produces consistent colour results across all your files. You will learn about profiling monitors, RGB and CMYK colour spaces, and PDF and ISO standards. During the course, you will be allowed to practise with your own personal examples. A perfect way to put your new knowledge to good use and to improve your own workflow.

  • Colour Management Introduction 1 Day

    Course Details

    This 1-day Introduction course will help to explain the time-consuming, expensive, and often confusing business of colour management. We have designed the course to give you, as the file creator/handler, the grounding you need to standardise and improve the way you work with colour. By understanding and implementing a colour-managed workflow, you will save time and money and ensure the best reproduction of your files. You will also improve your confidence in working with such managed files, as well as the confidence your clients have in you.

    Our course often appeals to photographers, designers and printers, many of whom share valuable insights into the whole workflow and how colour-management decisions affect others. There are a maximum of 8 places for this course and the structure is flexible depending on the knowledge and specific needs of the group. We make time to address individual problems within the context of the day, so feel free to bring your own files and prints to examine.

    We split the day into two main sessions:

    • Morning: covers the basics of colour-management theory, colour settings in Creative Cloud programs, profiling monitors, RGB and CMYK colour spaces, and PDF standards. We also cover ISO standards relevant to the graphic arts, particularly 12647.
    • Afternoon: more open but with a focus on practising new skills in profiling and using colour-management programs.

    Our goal is for you to pick up the practical know-how required to examine your own hardware, software, and file workflow.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for image file creators, photographers, designers, production staff, and anyone for whom colour is an important part of their workflow.

    You will need basic experience in using Photoshop. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    • Overview of Colour Management
    • Device dependent/independent colour space
    • What’s sRGB, Adobe1998, LAB, CMYK, 39L
    • ISO Standards 3664, 12460, 12647
    Hardware/Software for profiling
    • Color Munki
    • i1 Pro
    • ProfileMaker5
    • Eye-One Match
    Monitor Profiling
    • Why it's so important to calibrate a monitor
    • Why do some screens cost £300 and others £2500
    • Room lighting and how it affects the monitor
    • Accurate monitor proofing.
    • RIP’s & Fogra proofs
    • Pantone Spot colour handling
    • D50 lighting to view the print
    Adobe CS
    • Set up the colour setting in CS
    • Rendering Intents
    • Converting RGB to CMYK
    • Synchronise Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
    • Input Profiles and untagged images
    • 8 & 16 bit files
    • Unknown RGB and CMYK colours
    Outputting files
    • Why do colours shift when printed
    • TAC/TIC
    • In house printing, press, to clients, the web
    PDF creation
    • Preflighting
    • Enfocus Pitstop Certification
    • PDF/X-1a
    • Automation
      This is not a lecture and questions are positively encouraged during the day and at the end of each session.
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training London training centre based at:

    5 St John’s Lane
    EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

    View Full details of our London Training Venue and Course options

    XChange Training Location London

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  • Colour Management Introduction 1 Day - Upcoming London Course Dates

    Next 19 Aug - 19 Aug £275 + vat
    Next 14 Oct - 14 Oct £275 + vat
    Next 09 Dec - 09 Dec £275 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "A day well spent with some excellent tips on dealing with pdf workflows."

    Paul Adams, Schawk, Colour Management - 1 Day Introduction

    "Brilliant course, very helpful and interesting. The instructor was very knowledgeable and engaging and I learned a huge amount from the course. Will come back for more software training in the future. "

    Chris Tompson, Colour Management - 1 Day Introduction

    "Really enjoyed the day, training was fun as well as educational. Staff were really friendly and food and rereshments were great. "

    Jez Williams, Total UK, Acrobat for Creating Rich Media PDFs - 1 Day Introduction

    "Thanks for great few days of learning, I really enjoyed the course! The post course files will be very handy."

    Vicky Keeler, Kellogg, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

    "Very good knowledgeable instructor, friendly relaxed learning environment with help and support."

    Arefa Siddiqua, University of Westminster, Microsoft PowerPoint - 1 Day Intermediate

    "Great content and excellent instructor - really useful course."

    Heather Grimes, FMC, WordPress - 1 Day Introduction

    "I had no knowledge of InDesign prior to this training, now I feel like I can use it with confidence. The course has equipped me with new skills and knowledge that has made me genuinely excited to get back to work and use this software."

    Sam Wright, Industrial Tomography Systems, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

    "Great pace, level of entry and range of ad hoc knowledge made learning incredibly easy and enjoyable. Actually left feeling like I could be a Web Designer."

    Bret Painter, UK Metro, HTML5 & CSS3 - 3 Day Introduction

    "The instructor was clearly knowledgeable of their subject. Pacing was good and the content was applied to the different backgrounds of the people who were present. All staff were courteous - good facilities."

    Bruce Fleming, Central Park Primary School, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

    "I thoroughly enjoyed the course. The training was highly relevant and interactive. The instructor was enthusiastic and engaging and I would have no hesitation in recommending the day to others."

    Rebecca Leese, Blackbridge Communications