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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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Getting Experimental with UV Printing at Imaginarium Artcademy 2019

The artists at this year’s Imaginarium Artcademy workshop consisted of traditional artists, gallery consultants, multimedia artists, photographers and art educators. They were all excited to get hands-on experience with Roland UV technology— focusing on using White and Gloss UV inks as design elements and applying them to artwork as unique textures. Some of the artwork this year was particularly experimental and unique. Read this blog to see some of the stunning results. 

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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: “Q” is for “Quality Customization”— Fresh Ideas in High-End Product Personalization

In our ongoing A-to-Z series of cool products you can print on, we’ve shared a ton of ideas for printing on generic items like phone cases, golf balls, posters and everything in-between. In our latest A-to-Z post, we’d like to share some fab new ideas that illustrate the high-end specialty pieces that you might consider as exciting new products to add to your application list.

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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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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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24-Hour Printing with Mitch Miller and Roland Technology

Continuing our mini-blog-series about the super talented people at Richard Childress Racing Graphics Center, Mitch Miller talked to Roland DGA about his twenty-year experience in graphics production and how Roland machines have powered quality output throughout his successful print production career and his critical production manager role for the RCR Graphics Center.

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