Viewers: in countries Watching now:
Adding a die cut or emboss to your print job can make a striking visual impact; it's a way of sculpturing and increasing a reader's engagement with your work. Learn about the various types of embossing and die cutting as well as the proper ways to set up your documents to achieve consistent results. Author Claudia McCue covers manufacturing concerns like cost, time, choosing the appropriate paper stock, and file formatting; preparing your artwork for embossing and stamping; and then designing your die-cut project in Adobe Illustrator or InDesign.
If you're a premium member of lynda.com library, you have access to the exercise files used in this course. You can download this files from the Exercise Files tab on the main page for this course. For the movies in this course that have exercise files, you can load up the files and then you can follow along with the same project that I'm working on. If you don't have access to the exercise files, of course you can use your own files. Okay, let's get started.
There are currently no FAQs about Print Production Essentials: Embossing, Foil Stamping, and Die Cutting.
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.