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4 Things Artists Need to Know for Business Success

To become successful, artists have to not only master their craft, but also be active in the art community, attend gallery shows, art events, and build relationships in the business. However, there are even more practical steps that artists and photographers can take, and investments they can make to grow their business. After speaking with Roland Imaginarium Artcademy instructor and phenomenally successful artist, Bonny Lhotka, we can share some specific things fine artists can do to achieve greater success.

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The Roland Designs and Designers of ISA 2019

This year’s ISA was a really special one for Roland DGA. In addition to premiering a whole host of industry-changing new large format printing, apparel printing, and product customization machines, we presented a powerfully compelling collection of inspirational new booth graphics and machine output in celebration of our new devices. To answer the request of this year’s attendees who wanted to know more about the outstanding print output, Roland DGA talked to members of its design team about some of the most popular designs from the show.

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A-to-Z of Printing: Posters that Pop

In today’s digital print environment, posters are as popular as ever and print and graphics providers are using Roland machines to print poster art on all manner of different films, papers, and substrates. The following examples of Roland printed posters illustrate how you can print onto different materials while maintaining the dynamic color and visual impact that makes poster art so appealing and enduring.

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Roland Generates New Energy and Inspiration at SGIA 2018

Even though this year’s SGIA Expo returned to the familiar Las Vegas Convention Center, for Roland DGA there was an increased buzz around our booth, with a new company mantra, “Built to Build Your Business”. As part of our focus on providing technology, training, service and knowledge to support company success, our rotating stage featured the always popular vehicle wrap demonstrations, alongside a new series of “How I Built My Business” interviews with influential Roland end users.

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A Roland Journal of People, Portraits and a Pig on a Tricycle at Adobe MAX 2018

For the third year running, Roland teamed up with Adobe for this year’s Adobe MAX 2018 at the “Make it Experience” section of the Community Pavilion where attendees were able to put their photos, designs and messages onto journals to create one of the conferences most highly-prized giveaways.

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A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Outdoor Signs and Banners

Outdoor signage is still one of the most effective ways to advertise a company, product, store, event or sales promotion. The following examples illustrate some amazing outdoor signage and eye-catching outdoor promotions that have been created by talented print professionals using Roland eco-solvent and Texart dye-sublimation technologies.  
 

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A-to-Z of Printing: Printing on Notepads

Notepads are the kind of everyday items that mean so much more when they have a personal logo, message or piece of personal artwork on them. The following printed notepad examples illustrate the kinds of personalized notepad graphics that you can create with VersaUV flatbed printers, Texart dye-sublimation printers and the LD-80 laser decorator. 

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A-to-Z of Printing: Print on Leather

Leather has always been a highly valuable material. Used in the production of many high-end fashion and décor products, leather becomes even more valuable if you’re able to personalize it with logos, patterns, art, and text.  The following examples of leather customization illustrate the many types of leather products you can print directly onto with VersaUV flatbed technologies.

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