Fundamentals of Graphic Designing

Course Overview:

This training is geared for individuals in the prepress and printing industry desiring extensive hands-on training in high-end graphics and participants will learn design essentials with specific training elements built into each print job and individuals will practice concepts to maximize print quality and productivity with the least number of steps. This one day training addresses various topics through hands-on activities accompanied with presentations and discussion and at the end participants will leave the class with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of graphics design quality management and be able to troubleshoot a variety of design related issues upon return to their respective facility.

Training Benefits:

  • Understanding the essentials of graphic design in the printing industry.
  • Better understanding of important variables (DPI, PPI, JPEG, PDF, PICT, TIFF, JPG, EPS, etc.). .
  • Understanding the Basic design principles: legibility, alignment, repetition, proximity and contrast.
  • Understanding of Munsell’s scale, CMYK & RGB colors and LAB, LCH, HSV color system.
  • Understanding the graphic design application in the printing industry.
  • Better understanding of print related issues, trapping, color separation, screening, halftones, Barcodes and Legal, Prepress Automation and Proofing, Working with CAD Dielines.
  • Understanding the crucial impact of different illuminants for print quality management during production run.
  • Understanding the basics basic patterns used in anilox laser engraving.
  • Understanding print quality variables (register, density, screen percentages, dot gains, print sharpness, color trappings, color match, halftones, separations, minor flaws, coatings and finishing).

Who Should Attend?

  • Those new to the prepress and printing industry
  • Printers/ slitters Operators and Helpers
  • Quality Control Technicians.
  • Plant Management and Supervisors.
  • Prepress and Graphic Designers.
  • Sales and Customer Service Representatives.
  • Ink room technicians / Ink matchers.
  • Packaging Technologists.

Training Outcomes:

  • Proficient in graphics designs and design print as per market demands.
  • Increasing customer satisfaction and loyalty resulted to increase printer competitiveness and profitability
  • Help you to gain a good knowledge of using elements such as lines, shapes, forms, tones, textures, letters and colors in design
  • Increasing job profitability in addition to press performance and productivity.
  • Hand on expertise on the design related issues with possible causes and solutions during production run.
  • Standardization of ink formulations, substrate as well as press parameters as related to print design.