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Tips & Tricks

Like our name suggests, we have super-useful tips and tricks to help you with design projects, 3D production, vehicle wrapping and more. We also provide some excellent small business set-up and marketing advice as well as practical tips and tricks about our Roland software, print machinery and 3D milling products.
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UV Curing Goes to Eleven

Take your raised text, 3D textures, and other stunning effects to the next-level with UV Post Cure— a new feature found in VersaWorks 6 that lets you create an additional UV cure automatically. Discover how to turn your print results up to 11 with this simple addition to your RIP output.

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Creating “Back-to-School” Custom Socks with Dye-Sublimation

When my daughter told me that her back-to-school “cheer sister” gift this year was on the theme of “socks” and she couldn’t find anything cute, I suggested making use of our amazing Roland technology to make some custom cheer socks in her team colors that her cheer sister could wear with ultimate school pride.

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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 Many Stages of Vehicle Wrap Installation

In the final installment of our blog series in which we showcase the very talented people at RCR Graphics Center powered by Roland,  Lee Ball talks to us about how much the industry has changed over the last few decades and a few of the wrap strategies that RCR use to wrap their NASCAR vehicles and make them "camera-ready" for racetrack.

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How Roland Creativity is in His Blood

PJ Brassard recently talked to Roland about the unique relationship he has with Roland technology and the effect that our machines have had on his professional life– both before and during his tenure at RCR Graphics Center. From his humble beginnings at a local sign shop to managing design output at one of the premier sign and wrap companies in the country, he revealed how Roland printers have been a constant in his day-to-day operations. 
 

 

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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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The Art of the Pitch: 3 Ways to Help You With Client Presentations

Ever been in that nerve-wracking situation where you’ve had to pitch your work, prototypes, ideas or yourself? Was your presentation a runaway success? If you were unable to knock it out of the park, then you might need to go back to the drawing board to plan your next presentation, because there’s a careful and considered art to a pitch and the following tips will help you get in the right mindset for pitching success.

 

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