LIVE Panel Discussion – Software: From Creation to Production with the Pros

March 24, 2021 |  10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join in the discussion as we go live with expert panelists to discuss everything software, from creation to production. This one-hour conversation will help you face some of the toughest design and production challenges. Panelists will talk about everything from handling low-quality customer-supplied artwork to logo design, workflow solutions, graphics software capabilities, and more.


Meet the Panelists:

Lon Winters

At 21 years old, Lon Winters was the production manager for Ocean Pacific and started his 30 year career reclaiming screens. He’s the president and founder of Colorado-based Graphic Elephants, an international consulting firm and apparel decoration studio specializing in screen printing technical advances, plant design, layout, troubleshooting, productivity, quality analysis, and complete apparel decorating solutions. Learn more at


Stephen Romaniello

Stephen Romaniello is an artist and educator, teaching digital art at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, for over 29 years. He is a certified instructor in Adobe Photoshop and the author of several books on the creative use of digital graphics software. Steve is the founder of GlobalEye Systems, a company that offers training and consulting in digital graphics software and creative imaging.


Dennis Dunning

Dennis Dunning works with his wife, Vicki, who founded their small apparel decoration business in 1993. Dennis is adept at using digitizing software and software designed principally to convert vector artwork into stitches. He is a proponent of using new technology. Dennis can be reached at [email protected].


Matt Charboneau

Matt Charboneau (shar-bo-no) started his career in the sign industry in 1985 as Charboneau Signs. His initial offerings focused on hand lettered signs, windows, and vehicles while also providing logo design and graphics. Matt expanded his skill sets into the world of electric monument signs, and providing remote assistance with design, fabrication, and installation drawings of all types of electric signage. In 2007 he became a contributing writer and the Technical Advisor for Monument Signs at Sign & Digital Graphics magazine, and in 2017 he published the Pre-Sale Sign Survey Field Guide. In 2019 he started Storm Mountain Signs and the Sign Design Institute, which offers design training for new sign designers. Contact him at [email protected]​,, and 970-481-4151.

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