Laser die Cut Print Production


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Laser die cutting

Another method of paper sculpture is to use a laser and we're seeing more and more of this. It's a direct process wherein a laser essentially burns and evaporates parts of a piece of paper. Now it's a one off process meaning that it's one piece at a time. But there are some advantages. There's no die tooling involved because there's no die cutting. And it can hold very fine detail, it's a digital process, so that means that if you need to make a modification to a job, you don't have to recreate a die and start all over.

You can just recreate the digital file that's driving the laser. What's this used for? Well, projects like special event pieces, wedding invitations, business cards, I've seen a lot of greeting cards this way. How do you supply your artwork? Well, really it's just art that you would create in illustrator. You do have to keep some things in mind. Think of it as being sort of like a stencil. You have to have little bridges to hold little ...

Laser die cutting
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Laser die cutting 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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