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Scheduling Auto-Printing, No-Varnish Canvas, & Icc Profile Installation for Beginners

AskBC Podcast, Printmaking

Listener questions on print length limitations, canvas that doesn’t need varnish, ICC profile installation, and more.

Justin takes some time on this episode to answer a tall order of printmaking inquiries from listeners.

Tune in for the answers to questions such as, “Isn’t there some way I can remotely schedule printings to prevent nozzle clogging?” “Does Breathing Color’s Silverada Metallic Canvas really not need to be varnished? What about UV light?”, and “How can I bypass the print length limit without using a RIP?”

Also, a quick and simple overview to installing ICC profiles from third party paper manufacturers like Breathing Color.

  • Changing the canvas size in Photoshop to print on canvas with a paper leader attached.
  • Mounting a photo print to fabric.
  • Why our Silverada Metallic Canvas doesn’t need to be varnished.
  • How important is it, really, to protect prints from UV light?
  • A simple explanation on ICC profile installation for the beginner printmaker. (CLICK HERE to download Justin’s Mac installation notes mentioned in the episode.)
  • Bypassing the driver length limit with software to allow for extra long prints.
  • Using QImage to schedule automatic printing that prevents nozzle clogs when away from your machine.

Listen in to learn about no-varnish canvas, ICC profile installation, and more


Show Notes

  • Listeners featured in this episode include Robert Waldridge, Ana Espinosa Rydman, Henry Sautter, Carlos, Lawrence Beck, and Myrna.
  • Related blog post for Question #1: How to Load Canvas Sheets in a Desktop Printer.
  • For mounting applications like the one discussed in this episode, check out Raphael’s Miracle Muck.
  • As mentioned in Question #4, click here to download Justin’s instructions on installing ICC profiles on a Mac running 10.7.3 (Lion) or 10.9 (Mavericks).
  • Check out QImage.
  • Love the show? Have some feedback for us? Leave us a review on iTunes.
  • Using QImage to schedule automatic printings to prevent nozzle clogging.

Thanks for listening! 


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