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Production for Print

Production for Print

Laurence King Publishing

By Mark Gatter


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This book gives graphic designers the confidence to do everything necessary to ensure trouble-free, high-qualityprintingto calibrate images; adjust trapping levels; and mix colors that wont print as something that is a complete surprise. It explains scanning and resolution, and discusses good and bad image formats, describing techniques to make images look good in print. There is advice on how to get accurate quotes from a printer, a checklist to use when sending a job to print, and a glossary of print production terms.

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Size: 8-1/2 x 11 in;
Pages: 160 pp;
185 illustrations, 150 in color
Format: Paperback
Publication: September 2010
ISBN: 9781856696999
ISBN10: 1856696995
Mark Gatter has worked in the commercial printing industry and as a freelance graphic designer for the last twenty years. He teaches software courses in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, and Quark XPress as well as custom courses covering all aspects of digital repro and prepress.