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Re: [teacherartexchange] Large Format Digital Printing

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From: Harold Olejarz (holejarz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jun 25 2006 - 09:12:06 PDT


Emanuel,

The place looks very spiffy. Too bad I'm in NJ. When I work with
printers I like to be able to visit and talk in person.

Harold

On 6/25/06, Emanuel Cooper Jr. <euphrates3@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Dear Harold
>
>
> Thank you for the info relating to Inkaid and to
> digital art output. On Tuesday of last week I was in a
> meeting with Ralph E. Myers, Jr., Owner - General
> Manager of Mpress discussing our comprehensive
> printing needs and anticipated schedule. During the
> course of our meeting Ralph mentioned Inkaid as an
> option to enhance the quality of the desired output.
>
> Ralph?s has been a friend of many. He provides quality
> digital printing service including Digital Fine Art
> output. His studio capacity includes one of twenty
> Heidelberg printers in the nation. He loves working
> with artist and their agents to address their
> demanding need for quality.
>
> http://www.mpresskc.com/services/index.html
>
>
> Emanuel
>
>
>
>
> --- Harold Olejarz <holejarz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I went to a class today on "Large Format Archival
> > Printing" at the
> > Visual Arts center of NJ in Summit. The class was
> > taught by Jay
> > Seldin, http://www.jayseldineditions.com/. The lab
> > was impressive as
> > was the several large format Epson printers they had
> > on hand. Jay
> > showed an assortment of his prints on various papers
> > and fabric. Yes,
> > fabric, there is a polyester fabric that you can
> > print on. Learned
> > about a product called inkaid, http://inkaid.com/
> > that lets you print
> > on almost anything. We also used a Photoshop plugin
> > called SI Pro2,
> > http://www.fredmiranda.com/ This plugin lets you
> > size up an image for
> > large format printing. Jay also went over how he
> > uses Photoshop's
> > Unsharpen Mask filter to sharpen an image for
> > printing. I got to print
> > 2 of my images to a size of 20 inches by 15 inches.
> > At home I have an
> > Epson 2000P that I usually print images to about 13
> > inches by 10
> > inches, though I could print a bit larger. One of
> > the images I printed
> > during the class was taken with my Canon SD 500, a 7
> > megapixel camera.
> > It is good to know that I can get a good quality
> > large format image
> > from this camera. I didn't get a change to try a
> > printing from my
> > Konica Minolta Digital SLR Maxxum 7D.
> >
> > I posted some photos on my blog,
> > http://digitalharold.blogspot.com/
> >
> > harold
> > --
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> > www.olejarz.com
> >
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