Die components Print Production


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Die components

If you're working on a project that uses embossing, where do those dies come from, and how are they created? Well, the first thing to consider is something called the profile of the die. Now, keep in mind that a die consists of the die itself, and then the counter. Now, all of the profile illustrations that you're seeing are for embossing. Meaning that the embossed area's going to push up above the paper. There's also something called debossing, where that shape gets pushed into the paper. Although, that's not used very often, the only difference would be essentially you would turn this little set of pieces upside down.

But for all of these illustrations, they're meant to show a die that's going to give you raised content on the page. So, for what's called a single-level die, it's just going to push it all up one level. So everything is going to be on one plain that's pushed up out of the paper. That doesn't mean it's just going to be a big circle or ...

Die components
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Die components 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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