Silver and Metallic Ink File Setup Guide
This is our step-by-step video tutorial:
Typography and Text for Spot Gloss and Gold Foil
To ensure the best results for your design please follow these guidelines:
- Fonts - Please use 10pt or larger. Knocking out of smaller text is not advised.
- Line Art - Use line weight greater than 1pt. Lines too close together will pool together.
The accuracy of the foil or spot UV layer is good, but not always perfect. These Elements may shift ever-so-slightly.
With Gold Foil we’d strongly recommend you do not match the gold layer with your CMYK layer - it’s best to use the gold in isolation. The color will not match and will not look good.
How to set up a file to print Silver Ink only in Photoshop
Note: This is for printing with silver ink only. It's a great way to print on darker papers as the silver is opaque enough to show well. This works when the file is set up so that the items that you want in silver are in black like the example below. ...
White Ink File Setup in Photoshop
Photoshop Training video https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lVe-vIePaZjrYm00uyd6izNSOhzr1r7D/view?usp=sharing You can use photoshop when we do not have vector artwork for assets. The main difference between InDesign/illustrator vs. photoshop: it’s all ...
White Ink Setup
White ink is important when printing on dark papers like black or navy blue. We can print white ink on its own, or as an additional spot color combined with CMYK. We can also apply the white ink as a foundation and print full color on top of it—which ...
Full Perfect Bound Book Guide
Perfect bound books have two main components. The Cover - this is the outside portion of the book. Typically, it's printed on thicker paper. The cover wraps around the interior pages and then holds together the paper using glue. We use PUR glue for ...
How to use the file check up to improve quality and color. Open in Adobe Acrobat only.
Read Me First! Step 1 - Download and Open report in Adobe Acrobat ONLY Your custom built report will help you avoid common pitfalls and will elevate your final product. Here's how: Open our report file with Adobe Acrobat ...