Establishing a bleed


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Establishing a bleed

All right, I am still working away inside The joy of color.psd found inside the 11_printing folder. And what I'd like to do this time is establish a bleed inside of Photoshop. And the idea behind a bleed is that you're printing all the way to the edge of say a large postcard. So let's say, this is an image that I want to give out to people. I am either printing it myself. I am going to print like a hundred copies of this to my inkjet printer, and then actually cut the page manually using an exacto knife or something along those lines.

Or possibly, I am commercially reproducing the image. And I'm going to ask my commercial printer to cut my pages for me. And so, in that case, what you need to do is you need to create an image that's bigger than your final piece of paper, because otherwise, unless the image is exactly registered to the crop marks and you cut that paper exactly right. You are going to have tiny white edges and that's going to be such a giveaway. So we...

Establishing a bleed
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Establishing a bleed provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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