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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 DG software, print machinery and 3D milling products.
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Perf Cut Image Boundaries with the VG2

Previous VersaWorks software versions allowed for a regular contour cut around the image boundaries. With the VG2 and VersaWorks 6, it's now possible to do this function as a perf cut without having to use the “PerfCutContour” swatch in Adobe Illustrator or Corel Draw. See how to take advantage of this great new feature.

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Using the True Rich Color Preset Benefits all Printers

With the introduction of Green and Orange TR2 inks, next-generation TrueVIS printers are drawing attention to a useful VersaWorks 6 feature that’s available to all Roland DG printer users. The True Rich Color preset allows you to expand your color gamut. Find out how you can use it for outstanding color output in this quick tip. 

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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 DG 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 DG 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 DG,  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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