When to start Work on a die: Early in the job Print Production


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When to start working on a die: Early in the job

I'm sure you're not surprised to know that adding embossing to a job adds to the complexity of the job. And it also adds to the complexity of planning for the job. So, if you're entertaining the notion of adding embossing to a project, when should you start the planning? You know, right about now might be a good time. Here are some questions to ask the printer or finisher. And I put both terms there, because most often you're going to deal with the printer. And if the printer doesn't perform his own embossing, he's going to pass that job off to the finisher to do the embossing. Sometimes you'll deal directly with the finishing company. So these questions still apply either way.

You want to determine early on what the appropriate stock is for a project. And given that stock, how deep can the embossing be? How deep should it be? Even though you're not going to create the die, it may be helpful for you to know what kind of edge is best. A beveled die? A rounded die? Becau...

When to start working on a die: Early in the job
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When to start working on a die: Early in the job 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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