Set up for die Cut Print Production


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Setting up for die cutting

Sometimes simple straight edges just aren't enough. If you want to create a piece with interesting shapes, then you've to start planning for die cutting. Now it could be something simple, like this flat piece, but it looks really interesting, doesn't it? Well, I'm sure you've seen lots of pocket folders. So here is a fairly standard pocket folder. Now this one has two pockets inside. But you have got to keep in mind that anytime you're creating anything more complex than something like these pocket folders or simple flat die cuts, it becomes sort of a special reasoning exercise.

For example, something as complex as a little perfume box. Here's the flat version of it, and you can see the little fold-in white panels, those you're going to fold inside the box. These little flaps that are hanging out, those are where glue is going to be applied. So there can't be any ink there. No artwork can print on those little flaps. Otherwise, the glue won't adhere. So let&...

Setting up for die cutting
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Setting up for die cutting provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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