Establish a bleed Photoshop CC


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Establishing a bleed

In this movie, I'll show you how to create a bleed, which allows you to trim your image so it fills up the entire piece of paper on which it's printed. Now, as you may recall, my printer doesn't allow me to print all the way to the edge of the page. I go up to the File menu and chose the print command, then I can see that non imageable area represented as a series of diagonal lines. However, I can still trim the paper away so only the image remains. I would start by turning off all these Printing Mark checkboxes except for the first one, Corner Crop Marks.

And then I would print the image, and either use a paper cutter or a ruler and an X-Acto knife to cut along these trim lines. Problem is I don't have any room for error. So chances are very good that I'm either going to cut away some image that I don't want to lose or I'm going to leave behind a little sliver of page white. Neither of those options are really acceptable. Which is why we're better off creating some wigg...

Establishing a bleed
Video duration: 3m 44s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Establishing a bleed provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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