Join Claudia McCue for an in-depth discussion in this video What I hope you've learned in this course, part of Print Production Essentials: Embossing, Foil Stamping, and Die Cutting.
I hope that seeing some great examples of die cutting and embossing and foil…stamping will make you want to explore these processes more deeply.…The finishing craftsman can help you take a printed piece far beyond just ink on…paper, and the resulting shape and surface and shine make your project stand out from…all those dull rectangular pieces people see every day.…You can create a striking piece that they'll notice, in fact, something they'll keep.…Now you've seen that you can use the tools you already know, especially Illustrator,…to create artwork that the die cutting, embossing, and foil stamping artisans can…bring to life. Now these organizations provide resources…to expand your understanding of the specialty finishing processes and also…information about finishing related conferences and trade shows.…
And to expand your skills in Illustrator and other graphics applications, of…course, you're going to find lots of great courses here on lynda.com including…Illustrator Essential Training, Illustrator One-on-One: Fundamentals.…
- 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
InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelineswith James Wamser1h 34m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Prepress and Printingwith Taz Tally4h 1m 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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