Join Claudia McCue for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating artwork for single-level embossing, part of Print Production: Embossing, Foil Stamping, and Die Cutting.
We want to enhance this little card by adding some embossing.…Won't be very fancy. It will just be a little simple single…level dye. And because that's our approach, I'm going…to have to change a little bit about my art work.…And here's why. Here where I have these two balloons…overlapping, if they are embossed it's just going to make sort of a one blob with…two lobes to it. It really look like two balloons.…If we were going to create a multilevel embossing dye then we could emboss this…balloon, push it up a little bit and then we could emboss this balloon at higher…sculpture, you know, we push it in further into the paper, and that way we would see…some distinction between the two balloons. But we're not going to do that.…
We just want to do something simple just to give it a little bit of visual…interest, but we really don't want to get involved with the expense involved with a…multilevel die. So, because of that,m I'm just going to…modify my design. So I'm going to move this balloon down so…that they are now two separate shapes and I also want to make sure that there's…
- Understanding how dies are created: hand-engraved, machined, or photo-engraved
- Preparing files for die-cutting
- Choosing appropriate stock
- Creating artwork for single- or multi-level embossing
- Checking proofs
- Examining a cutting die
- Handling a complex bleed
Skill Level Intermediate
Learning Print Production (2012)with Claudia McCue4h 26m Beginner
InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelineswith James Wamser1h 34m Intermediate
Print Production: Spot Colors and Varnishwith Claudia McCue1h 57m Intermediate
1. Embossing Basics
2. Manufacturing Considerations
3. Preparing Artwork for Embossing
4. Foil Stamping
5. Die Cutting Basics
6. Designing Die Cutting in Illustrator
Handling a complex bleed6m 57s
7. Designing Die Cutting in InDesign
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