Color Management and Standardization


GMG Academy Tuebingen (Germany)   •   April 2nd - April 4th 2019


Target group

All stakeholders throughout the process chain in the graphic arts industry and media production: print buyers, prepress- and press-related functions, technical and production managers, print and paper suppliers, consultants and technical advisors.


Get to know color spaces, spectrophotometry, standardization and proofing. Learn how to implement the latest industry standards and GMG color management in this three-day workshop.

Day 1 - Color Management Basics

  • What is color?
  • Light and normlight
  • ISO standards: rules and influencing factors in everyday production
  • How to standardize a production workflow
  • How to generate custom characterization data
  • How to understand profile settings and details about individual gamut mapping strategies
  • The benefits of device link profile compared to regular ICC profiles
  • Other topics or modification in consultation with the customer

Day 2 - Fit for the New Industry Standards 

  • Changes in our references
  • ISO 3664:2009 - viewing conditions
  • ISO 13655:2009 - measuring conditions
  • New measuring mode M1
  • ISO 12647-2:2013 - offset printing
  • New characterization data PSO Coated v3 and PSO Uncoated v3
  • Implementation in your work environment
  • FOGRA51. FOGRA 52, FOGRA 53 and FOGRA54

Day 3 - GMG ColorProof

  • Setup and database structure in GMG ColorProof
  • Calibrating printers with the automatic and manual calibration wizard
  • Best practices Epson x900
  • Integration of measuring mode M1 in GMG ColorProof
  • Manual job creation
  • Automated file processing using hotfolders and workflows
  • Using Proof Control Inline


Three days, each from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (each day can be booked separately for 495 Euro.)


1.485 Euro per person, excl. VAT and incl. drinks, snacks and training material and results of the practical sessions

Number of participants

Up to nine

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