Cost and time considerations Print Production


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Cost and time considerations

When you start contemplating a project that's going to involve embossing, you have to sort of look down the line at your final deadline. And you have to keep in mind that the more complexity involved in your embossing is going to result in higher cost and of course, it's going to extent the time required to accomplish all this. If you're using simple, single-level dies, those can be photo-etched, and you could anticipate maybe a one to three day production for those. The cost is going to vary with the size of the die that's going to be created and the complexity of the detail of the die.

And that production schedule again is going to depend on the job load at the die maker. When you start considering multi-level dies or sculptural dies, or combination dies, which perform both embossing and foil stamping simultaneously. Those require brass. And that's more expensive. But it can hold finer detail. It's harder, it's better for longer runs. But it also requires handwork. And...

Cost and time considerations
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Cost and time considerations provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Embossing, Foil Stamping, and Die Cutting

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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