How to Avoid Printer Proof Panic

Learn how to get a more accurate final print from your designs and how to best convert your work from RGB to CMYK.

From RGB to CMYK Color space

Convert your RGB colors into the CMYK color mode without losing all of the vibrancy of your original design. 

Pantones, Color Bridge and Recolor Artwork in Illustrator

Use the Recolor Artwork Tool in Adobe Illustrator to help you fix or improve your CMYK colors with just a few steps.

How to Avoid Printer Proof Panic

It’s a situation we’ve all been through. You’ve created an awesome design you’re finally happy with and you go to print it only to find out it’s in the wrong colorspace. You need to convert it to CMYK. You quickly convert it and suddenly the colors become dull, flat and muddy looking!

What happened? It looked so good before. This course will show you what to do in these situations to get a better CMYK color output so you won’t have to scrap your design or change all of your color choices.

RGB vs CMYK – Color Spaces Explained

This course goes over two of the main color modes, RGB and CMYK and will give you a good understanding of when to use one over the other. You’ll also see how to avoid or prevent some of the most commonly overlooked color mistakes.

Free CMYK Color Swatches + Checklist

Included with the course is a set of CMYK color swatches that you can import and use in your designs, a guide with the most problematic colors and their best used substitutes as well as a Printer Proof Checklist to assist you in your workflow.

Avoid Common Print Problems

We’ll also cover common print problems with colors that are often overlooked and see how to avoid them with easy and simple steps.

How to Avoid Printer Proof Panic

Here’s What’s Inside:

About the Course

Avoid Printer Proof Panic

In this short course you’ll learn about the differences between RGB and CMYK color spaces, what Spot and Pantone colors are, why they can be so useful and most importantly how to work with your colors to make sure they come out great in print.

We’ll explore Pantones and see how they can help to get a better print result and we’ll learn how to use the Recolor Artwork tool, one of my favorites in Adobe Illustrator.

We’ll also look at some of the most common print problems that are often overlooked until it’s too late. We’ll see how to avoid them with some simple and easy steps.

By the end of this course you’ll have a good understanding of RGB, CMYK and Pantone colors  and will know how to convert your RGB colors into the CMYK color mode without losing all of the vibrancy of your original design. 

The Work Files

CMYK Color Palettes

Included are two swatch libraries for offset printing with optimal CMYK values. You’ll have one swatch library for vibrant and strong CMYK colors and another swatch library with optimized blacks.

Color Guides

CMYK Vibrant Color Charts

Use the CMYK vibrant color charts to pick colors for your projects that print well on offset presses.

Color Guide for Blacks

CMYK Black Color Chart

Use this CMYK black color chart to get strong and impactful blacks in your design projects without the risk of over-saturation on paper.

Reference List

Color & Print Reference List

Use this color and print reference list to double-check your colors in your project to avoid surprises on the press.

The Lessons:

Self Paced Learning

Enrollment includes instant access to pre-recorded videos with bonus materials

Take the course at your own pace whenever and wherever it works for you. There’s no pressure to hit a deadline or to finish it within a set amount of time.

Plus you’ll get lifetime access, so you can refer back to it and watch it as many times as you’d like!

YOUR INTRUCTOR

Hi, I’m Simona

Over the years I have written tutorials, created instructional video courses and done classroom teaching. This has enabled me to develop an approachable and intuitive style of teaching that helps people learn graphic design software in a fun and easy way, without complicated steps.

How to Avoid Printer Proof Panic

Convert your RGB colors into the CMYK color mode
without losing all of the vibrancy of your original design. 

$19.00

45

Minutes

1

Module

7

Lessons

  • Instant Access to Step-by-Step Videos
  • Bonus Material Included
  • Lifetime Access

  • Easy to Follow
  • Unlimited Updates
  • Fun and Inspirational

FAQ

Forever! As long as MONAWERKS exists this course will be availble to watch. Take it at your own pace, retake it and watch it whenever, wherever and as often as you like.

The course is entirely pre-recorded. No need to wait on availability or enrollment date. You can watch it whenever it fits your schedule.

Yes, of course!

You’ll need at least a trial of Adobe Illustrator since this course is based on it.

Even though the course has advanced techniques, as long as you have basic understanding of the software and follow the steps, you’ll be able to follow this course.

How to Avoid
Printer Proof Panic

$19.00

How to Avoid
Printer Proof Panic

Learn how to get a better print result when converting form RGB to CMYK. Convert your RGB colors into the CMYK color mode without losing all of the vibrancy of your original design. 

  • Instant Access to Step-by-Step Videos
  • Bonus Material Included
  • Lifetime Access
  • Easy to Follow
  • Fun and Inspirational

No More Printer Proof Panic!