The pantone guide is one of the most important printing tools, helping to ensure that the colors in your designs stay true to the materials you have chosen to bring your ideas to life. Kris Osorio ( @betundemantequilla ), director and founder of the Bitún de
Mantequilla printing workshop, teaches us practical tips in T-Shirt Design this tutorial that will help you read this guide and get the most out of it. Find out in the video below! Basic tips for using a pantone guide for printing 1. How to locate yourself within the guide One of the first steps you have to take into account is knowing how to locate the basic shades in the pantone guide. In the first 5
sheets of the guide you will find the base shades from which practically all the others are derived: -Base colors -Pastels -Neons -Metallics Tutorial Design: how to use a pantone guide for printing 4 The first pantone colors are the basis for creating all inks. If for some reason you have trouble finding the shade you are looking for, you can refer to the index at the end of the guide, which includes pantone key, sheet number and column in which they are located.