Advanced Colour Management and Digital Printing for Professionals


  • Learn about the genesis of colour and how colour happens
  • Learn the components of colour management and to apply them to your daily workflow
  • Learn about setting up viewing devices and viewing spaces
  • Learn how to set up a colour managed workflow 
  • Learn how to produce colour consistent prints

Course Duration

  • 4 Classes
  • 4 hours x 4 (16 hours of teaching and training - equivalent to one (01) IME Credit )

Course Description

  • All classes are interactive multimedia experiences
  • Demonstrations and real life scenarios
  • Fully colour managed workflow setup and printing demonstrated during the classes
  • Advanced competency in Digital Photography course students can follow this course to earn a credit towards the Diploma
  • Certificate of participation will be awarded to participants with 100% attendance

Intended Audience

Medium of Instruction

  • Sinhala

Course Schedule

  • Tuesday 21 February  0800-1200 - Royal College Union Skills Centre - Colombo 07

Required Equipment

  • None

Teaching Panel

Genesis of Colour

  • What is colour
  • What generates colour and how colour happens
  • Components of colour genesis
  • Brief history of colour science and its importance

Humans and Colour

  • Human perception of colour
  • Primary colours and genesis of primary colours
  • Nature of the human colour system and utilising those components in daily work
  • Human perceptions as the means of colour reproduction
  • Colour Phenomena

Computers and Colour

  • How colours are generated in computers
  • Colour Spaces
  • Device Dependant colour
  • Monitors
  • Choosing Monitors
  • Calibrating Monitors
  • Components of digital colour management


  • Basics of Printing
  • Colour profiles
  • Papers
  • Choosing Papers
  • Handling & Storing Papers Printer types
  • Converting colour spaces
  • Creating Profiles
  • Printing the proper way
  • Getting consistent colours on prints

Viewing Prints

  • Creating printing viewing spaces
  • Choosing lights
  • Generating adequate amount of light

Educational/Enrolment Requirements

  • None, but prior experience in digital imagery would make following this course easier
  • Those who wish to follow a lighter course in Colour Management are advised to follow the Basics of Colour Management and Printing course

Getting the best out of this course

  • As in all other courses by IME, we expect students to spend 2 hours on homework for each hour spent in the class
  • Participation in all classes is expected to get the best out of the course and 100% attendance is required for the certificate of participation

Enrolment Process

  • A limited number of students will be enrolled per class
  • Positions are given on first come first serve basis
  • Students need to choose a payment option and must make the  payment to secure a placement


Course Fee: Rs 19,800.00 (Rupees Nineteen Thousand & Eight Hundred)

Making Payments

  • Payments can be made in person, to our bank account or via credit card (this option is currently being developed)
  • A reference number is required to deposit money to our bank account and should be stated on the deposit slip
  • Reference numbers can be obtained by contacting our Registrar or filling out the following form

Contact Details

  • 011 309 4300
  • 077 415 1065
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