Four Steps to Fix Horizontal Banding


Ever sent a job to print, only to have to rush to cancel it because of lines going across the print, ruining the image?

These lines, which are typically left in the direction of printhead travel, are referred to as horizontal banding.

It’s a fairly common problem, and one that many people don’t immediately have a solution to. We thought it time to write a quick post to assist in solving that dilemma.

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Guide to the Perfect Color Workflow – Part 1: Dial In Your Display

Dial Your Display
Good color management is simple to implement, with a little attention to detail.

This three part step-by-step series shows you how to set up your color workflow to get the best results quickly.

After each fundamental step, extra tips will show you how to refine your color workflow even further.

Part 1—Build the best color foundation

Great color prints are built on all the good work done long before we hit the print button, so we’ll jump in at the beginning to lay a great foundation.

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How to Properly Handle and Store your Fine Art Media

BC Team Quality Control

Proper print handling and media storage is a critical and often overlooked component of the fine art printmaking workflow, as it will protect the integrity of the media to ensure that it remains at its maximum potential from start to finish. Developing proper habits for storing and handling media in your production environment will result in less damaged and wasted material, helping your business to keep its costs under control.

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Announcing the BC Forum. Come one, come all.

Breathing Color Forum

Come one, come all….the Breathing Color Forum is now open for discussion!

The BC Forum was developed so that all of our customers, partners, and friends from all over the world have a single place to communicate both with us and with one another about everything related to printmaking.

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i1 Pro 2 Hands On Review

Calibrating your screen and profiling your printer are extremely important for the professional workflow. It’s also important to have a reliable device that will make the calibration accurate and easy. We had the pleasure of testing the newest product of the X-Rite family: The i1Photo Pro 2.

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