varnish Print Production


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Creating a varnish

In this project, I'd like to accentuate the flower shapes and the little ampersand, but I don't want to have those components compete with the type. I don't want to make them darker. So what I'm going to do is, I'm going to apply a spot varnish. First, I'm going to create the varnish color. Now, there isn't a varnish, book. So there really isn't any place you can pick an existing varnish color from. You just make your own. So here in the Color panel, I tend to like to make them bright green just because I think it makes it obvious that it's not part of the real artwork, that it's something separate. It's up to you what color you pick.

I'm going to add it to the Swatches panel and I'm going to name it varnish and by the way, if I were going to incorporate this with other pieces of artwork. And in InDesign file, I have to make sure that that word varnish is spelled the same and capitalized the same, so that InDesign understa...

Creating a varnish
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Creating a varnish provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Spot Colors and Varnish

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