Walk through the steps to take before you print a package design—to ensure everything is ready on the packaging dieline and ready for the packaging converter and printer. In this video, learn what to look for on the packaging dieline, such as color specifications, scores, diecuts, and flap glue indicators.
- [Instructor] Now that you have all the necessary approvals…for the text, graphics, and the dyeline,…the last thing before you go to print is…to make sure everything is ready on the dyeline.…For this course, I will just be providing an overview…of the basic setup so you know what to include…on the dyeline file, for the printer hand off.…How to build a dyeline accurately and precisely…is a course, actually two courses, in and of themselves.…So I refer you to two great LinkedIn Learning courses.…One by Claudia McCue, and one by William Everhart.…
They delve deep into how to setup…your packaging files perfectly.…Please check those courses out as they really go…into the nitty gritty details…of the technical specification for printers.…I will lightly touch upon what goes into the dyeline…once you receive the files from the converter, or printer.…So when you receive the final dyeline,…you will need to check it against the temporary dyelines…that you are working from.…If there are any changes or modifications to the dyeline…
- Analyzing the brand, product, and customer
- Defining the package needs
- Design development
- Finalizing the design