The Four-Color Process

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Often you will hear a printer call your very colorful print job a “four-color process” job. But there are many more than four colors needed. How does that work? The four colors used in four-color process printing are cyan (blue), magenta (red), yellow, and black, and is the process often referred to as CMYK, with…

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A Brief History of Ink

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The two most vital components to printing are the materials. The substance printed on can vary widely: paper, fabric, metal, plastic, etc. The substance printed with can only be one thing: ink. Ink was developed in several different cultures, at different times, and independent of each other. Without ink, we would have a much less…

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Printing Enters a New Dimension

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The newest developments in printing are moving into another dimension. Through a marriage of computer programs and special printers, three dimensional objects can be printed. The concept is pretty simple, but the methods used to print are not. Using a computer program, some of which are available for free online, a model of the desired…

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A Brief History of Printing

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Printing began around 3000 BC when the Mesopotamians used round cylinders to roll an impression onto clay tablets. In early Chinese and Egyptian civilizations small stamps were used to create images, and then, later, larger block-like stamps were used. European and Indian printing began with printing on cloth. Printing on paper followed later.

Summit Junior Fortnightly Tot Trot sponsored by Accent Printing Solutions

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Accent Printing Solutions was a proud sponsor of the 34th Annual Summit Junior Fortnightly Tot Trot held June 3. The beautiful weather was an indication of the success of the event.  Children and adults enjoyed games, face painting, a petting zoo, and arts and crafts.  The day concluded with a races for kids, ages 2…

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