4 Easy Steps to Turn Any Color into a Pantone Color

4 Easy Steps to Turn Any Color into a Pantone Color

Jacelyn Wedman
Mixing custom colors is a must for many printers, and creating those colors starts with the artwork. If the colors of your artwork don’t match the colors on press, you may have some unhappy clients. Golden Press Studio’s Art Director Cory Romeiser shows you how to turn any color into a Pantone color with Adobe® Illustrator in four simple steps.
fn-ink mixing white and blue ink containers next to a person on their computer looking up a color on the fn-ink mixing software

What's the Difference Between a Mixing White and Regular White Ink?

Jacelyn Wedman
Is it really necessary to have a mixing white? What’s the difference between a mixing white ink and regular white plastisol ink? Can you use a regular white to mix inks? Print expert Colin Huggins talks about the differences and why printers want a mixing white in their ink arsenal.
pink, blue, yellow, and red ink in a container

Unlock Any Color with the FN-INK™ Plastisol Ink Mixing System

Sage Larson

Do you have FN-INK™ on your shelves? If you do, you’re looking at an ink mixing system. 

That’s right. The classic line of FN-INK™ now doubles as a mixing system. 

What are Pantone Colors?

What are Pantone Colors?

Jacelyn Wedman
Some screen printers offer to mix Pantone colors as part of their service. Why do printers mix custom colors? Why not use ink straight from the bucket? Let’s look at a brief history of Pantones, why they’re important, and how to use them in your shop. 

Tips For Mixing Custom Inks Without A Pantone System

Alex Castrillo

 Custom Colors When customers ask for custom colors, most screen printers head to the lab to try their hand at mixing custom inks without a Pantone system, using some concoction derived from various inks they have in stock. Yes, you can get a mixing system that has particular Pantone® formulas for both plastisol and water […]

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Is Your Scale Messing Up Your Custom Ink Mixing?

AR Department

It seems like a simple process: You have an idea for a t-shirt, so you gather together your mixing pigments and bases, pull out your custom ink mixing formula and put them together to create the perfect color for your design. In fact, it turns out so awesome that you want to make another one! […]

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Why Doesn’t My Pantone Color Look Right?

Jessica Marshall

Mixing ink is an art form. Sometimes you’ll spend an hour mixing up your custom Pantone ink just right, following the exact formula and, when you go to to start printing, the Pantone color looks totally wrong! The thing is, no matter how perfectly the formula is crafted and flawless your process is, there are […]

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