Links for Artists & Galleries on colour stuff

Links for Artists on colour stuff

Archiving standards

FADGIFederal Agencies Still Image Digitization Working Group



Links on Colour Management

Colour Management Guides, 

From X-Rite a relatively simple overview

From Fogra, the Softproofing PDF is very thorough.

From Eizo their Color Management Handbook

Adobe Creative Suite Print Guide


The links below can be very technical.

International Color Consortium  
European Color Initiative (ECI)  

PDF resources

The Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG)  NPES Guide to PDF/X
Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)  


There are many interdependent standards which can be found here
ISO 12647-2:2004 Offset lithographic processes
ISO 12647-7:2007 Proofing processes working directly from digital data
ISO 12647-8 Validation printing processes working directly from digital data
ISO 3664:2009 Graphic technology and photography -- Viewing conditions
ISO 12646:2008 Graphic technology -- Displays for colour proofing -- Characteristics and viewing conditions
ISO 15930-1:2001 Complete exchange using CMYK data (PDF/X-1 and PDF/X-1a)
PSO Process Standard Offset




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