Epson Inspires Creativity with Interactive Workshops at SIGGRAPH 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — (SIGGRAPH) — Epson will showcase its latest professional printing and projection technology at the Studio at SIGGRAPH 2016 – “Transition Spaces.” The Studio is a collaborative makerspace that brings the latest technologies and materials together with the brightest minds to experiment, learn, and inspire creativity. Epson Professional Printers, the primary 2D printing solution at SIGGRAPH, are open for hands-on use at the Studio. Attendees are invited to learn how to print their artwork in the Studio, from Sunday, July 24, through Thursday, July 28 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

“Epson is a leader in imaging technologies, and we are thrilled to continue our partnership, bringing the latest printing and projection technology to the Studio,” said Gerry Derksen, Chair, Studio, at SIGGRAPH 2016. “Whether printing original photography, illustrations, artwork, or even t-shirts, attendees will have opportunities to work directly with a wide array of printing technologies, ranging from desktop photo printers, 44-inch wide-format plotters, and direct-to-garment t-shirt printers.”

Visitors to the Studio will learn how to use a broad range of printing technologies, techniques and applications with help from experienced hands:

Professional Printing, Unlocked: Learn the secrets to making a gallery-quality print, hands-on, using any of the eighteen Epson SureColor® P400, SureColor P600, and SureColor P800 wide-format desktop printers along with Epson professional fine art and photo papers. Bring your digital photography and artwork or create something new using Wacom® Cintiq® pen displays, Adobe® Creative Cloud, and Autodesk® Sketchbook Pro software. Turn a panorama from your phone into an impressive piece of artwork after learning about printing from Android® and Apple® iOS® with the Epson iPrint app.

– Studio T-Shirt Design & Printing: Design your own t-shirt graphics and then have it printed directly onto a shirt using the Epson SureColor F2000 direct-to-garment (DTG) printer. Learn the technical and special design considerations for creating and printing graphics with DTG printers at an interactive Digital T-shirt Design and Printing course lead by Epson on Sunday, July 24, from 3:45-5:15 p.m. in the Experience Hall, Hall C.

– Large-Format Printing in the Studio: Print gallery-sized images on photo paper and canvas using the 24-inch Epson SureColor T3270 and 44-inch Epson SureColor T7270D with it’s large-format scanning and copying multifunction capabilities.

– Digital “Draw-Off” Competition: Battle it out with other digital artists in a live competition utilizing Epson PowerLite® 1980WU projectors and Wacom CIntiq 27QHD creative pen displays. Winning submissions will receive a SureColor P-Series desktop photo printer. Artwork created will be mirrored via WiDi or Miracast® in HDMI resolution onto 100-inch screens and judged by a jury panel of industry professionals.

Beyond the Studio activities, the Epson Pro G6570WU and new Epson Pro L1000-Series projectors will be utilized in break-out sessions to drive collaboration during demos and classes.

“As a pop-up makerspace, the Studio provides the ideal venue for artists of all disciplines to try Epson SureColor printers. With a variety of papers including fine art, photo, and canvas, attendees will learn how the right paper, ink, and skill can yield exceptional works of art,” said Eddie Murphy, marketing specialist, Epson America. “We’re looking forward to demystifying the print process, and inspiring artists’ creativity with professional mobile printing, gallery-quality papers, and the new 13-inch SureColor P400 printer.”

For more information on Epson’s printing and projection solutions, visit and, respectively.

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its original efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots, the company is focused on driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in inkjet, visual communications, wearables and robotics.

Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises more than 67,000 employees in 90 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental impacts.

Epson America, Inc., based in Long Beach, Calif., is Epson’s regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter (, YouTube (, and Instagram (

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