Folding and Trim Print Production


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Folding and trimming

When you're building a piece that's going to fold up like a three or four panel brochure, sometimes it's sort of hard to relate the artwork that you're looking at on your monitor versus that folded final piece. And what I like to do, I like to make a paper model, doesn't have to be fancy, just needs to show what falls where. And then when I fold that up it makes it much easier for me to think, oh see? What's going to be on the front cover? What's going to be on the back cover? And then I have to start thinking about the short fold panels, because remember the interior panels aren't the same dimension as the exterior panels, because they have to fold in, and you don't want them to buckle.

So what that means is that as you're placing artwork on these interior panels, if you want stuff centered, you are going to have to center on that smaller dimension. So how do you know the exact dimensions of the panels? Well, if your printer prints a lot of jobs like this, ...

Folding and trimming
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Folding and trimming provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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