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While most printing today is accomplished via a four-color process, there is a wide range of practical and creative options available when you add an additional color or varnish. This course teaches how these additional colors are made and shows some examples of finished projects that use these colors. Author Claudia McCue also dives directly into Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other creative apps and shows how to build documents correctly for printing.
If you're a premium of lynda.com or watching this on a DVD, you have access to the exercise files I'll be using. They can be found in the Exercise Files tab on the main page of the course. You'll find exercise files for each chapter within the Exercise Files folder, so you can follow along with the same project I'm working on. Now, if you don't have access to the Exercise Files you can still follow along by working from scratch using your own files. So, let's get started exploring the ways, you can enhance your print projects using spot colors and varnishes.
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