You seem to be new to color! You know good color when you see it, but you might not have the facts to back up your color judgment in discussions with colleagues or customers! Using a color measurement instrument and viewing samples under controlled lighting is a great place to start boosting your color expertise.
You are on your way with an intermediate color knowledge level; and you are already using some of the important tools, such as physical color references from Pantone or other sources, controlled lighting for visual evaluation and more. Introducing a spectrophotometer into your color management process would be the next logical step for you.
To take your color knowledge up a notch, you might be interested in these solutions…
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If you got between 11 and 15 points:
You’re a color control freak! A color control freak knows that visual evaluation is an important aspect of any color management process, but it is also important to conduct those visual evaluations under controlled lighting conditions. Comparing samples to both physical and digital references also adds a level of color accuracy to the process. And, of course, a spectrophotometer is an indispensable tool!
X-Rite also offers a wide range of online training and in-person seminars to boost color expertise at every level. If you are interested, one of our Color Experts can set you on the right path. Contact Us.