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Our new Adobe tutorials!

Say hello to our new Adobe Tutorials!

Preparing artwork for print can be a little daunting (even for experienced designers), but hope is not lost; there are simple steps you can follow to ensure your print will be perfect every time.

Being the helpful bunch we are, we’ve created some brand-new Adobe tutorials so you can make sure your next printed project hits the presses without a hitch!

Check them out below

Preparing a document for Foil printing

From Greeting Cards to Stickers, Foil can add a real sophisticated sparkle to your print. You will need to provide 3 separate PDF’s when submitting your artwork for foil printing – check out the tutorial below and learn how to get set up.

Preparing a document for White Ink printing

With hundreds of achievable shades of ink to choose from, so many people are missing out on the simplistic sheen that one can bring to their designs, white! Available on a number of richly coloured paper stocks, make sure your document is White Ink ready by following the tutorial below.

Adding personalisation to your print

Did you know that by using a CSV file you can import unique data to your design? Perfect for Wedding Invites and Place Cards. Get to grips will how to set up your document for personalisation below. 

Adding Bleed

Bleed is an area of print outside the document that must be added to your artwork before it’s sent off for print. This way, there’s no white space left on your document after it’s trimmed. Learn how to add bleed to your InDesign artwork by following the tutorial below.

We also have additional tutorials which demonstrate how to add bleed in InDesign and Illustrator as well.

Exporting a PDF

To get your document ready for print, it’s best if it’s exported as a PDF. Luckily, it’s a very simple process. Learn how by following the tutorial below.

We also have additional tutorials showing how to export a PDF in Photoshop and Illustrator as well

Resizing your artwork

You might need to resize artwork for a number of reasons: for example, you want to reuse artwork for a range of different stationery products, or you’ve realised your artwork is the wrong size. Learn how by following the tutorial below.

We also have tutorials showing how to export a PDF in Indesign and Photoshop as well.

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About the author

Amel is the Parisian addition to our creative team bringing her French flair to design and photography. And, like any good Parisian, you can usually find her with a ridiculously strong coffee in her hand.

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