The best way to send your designs to a local printer is by packaging it with InDesign.
I AM GOING TO WALK YOU THROUGH A FEW STEPS TO HELP YOU CREATE A SOLID WORKFLOW FOR PREPARING YOUR ARTWORK FOR YOUR PRINTER.
The first step of course, if it’s not designed within InDesign is to import it into InDesign. There are a few things that printers love about using InDesign as the final process of preparing your artwork.
When setting up your canvas make sure that the bleed is set appropriately. Once you have your design ready to go on your canvas follow these steps. Continue reading “Preparing your art file for printing with InDesign”
Thank You postcards are priceless in optimizing the connection between your business and customers. They help your business to stand out among your valued customers and bolster long-term loyalty if they are well designed – unlike other marketing strategies that may be regarded as ‘noise’ by your clients. Continue reading “Send a Thank You postcard to your customers”
How to add bleed to an InDesign document for printing
Starting off with a new document we are prompt with some options.
The new document panel is going to be the easiest and quickest place to add bleed to your design.
When it comes to bleed, your two bottom options on the panel are going to need to be set. Continue reading “Adding Bleed To Indesign Document”
Raster Images vs. Vector Graphics
Raster images are made up of thousands of pixels that are together in a grid known as a bitmap.
These pixels form an image, and it is these images that are used in digital photographs and images that have been scanned into a computer. JPEG, GIF, and TIFF are ubiquitous among a host of raster formats. Continue reading “Raster Images vs. Vector Graphics”
Being that Photoshop doesn’t have a bleed option built in, we will have to manually add bleed to our design to assure a more seamless workflow as we send it to print.
Adding an appropriate bleed to your file will also lead to a more quality and professionally printed product.
Though this quick Photoshop tutorial will focus on business cards. It’s logic, of course, can be applied to any file that requires bleeds for printing.
In the printing industry bleed is a term used to suggest that the background image or colors fill out the complete space of the business card. Continue reading “How to add bleed to your business card in photoshop for printing”