Stroke Thickness Guidlines for Embossing, Debossing, Foil Stamping, and Letterpressing

Stroke Thickness Guidlines for Embossing, Debossing, Foil Stamping, and Letterpressing

Embossing and Debossing

Minimum Stroke thickness - 1 point

Letterpress

Minimum Stroke Thickness - .25 point

Foil Stamping

Minimum Stroke Thickness - .25 point

Quick Way to Check Your Stroke Thickness

  1. Pull your file into illustrator
  2. Create a line and put the stroke 
  3. Use the line created and align it with a straight portion of your artwork.
  4. Compare thickness
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