Production for Print (Portfolio Skills)

Production for Print (Portfolio Skills)

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.

  • Brand: Brand: Laurence King Publishers
  • ASIN: 1856696995

Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Cloud (Graphic Design & Visual Communication Courses)

Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Cloud (Graphic Design & Visual Communication Courses)

Sharpen your print production skills with this definitive resource created specifically for design professionals who need to create files using the Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat and output for printing.   The previous edition was steady seller, helping designers who have no training in print get up and running quickly and not make expensive mistakes on their projects. Completely updated for CS6 and the CC, this book also helps designers with some print experience tackle more complex projects. The book covers all the Adobe Suite programs they need to know to produce successful projects, rather than buying 4 or 5 different books.   This book is considered the complete resource for understanding the print cycle, how ink works on paper, managing fonts, using color spaces, handling images, and preparing files for print or electronic output. Print expert Claudia McCue shares her hands-on techniques to prepare files, edit photos and graphics, and prevent common problems without missing a deadline. This book is brimming with insightful advice, illustrations, and shortcuts that will have you quickly and professionally producing your work in no time. Covers: Acrobat XI, InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, and Illustrator CC for Macintosh and Window...

  • Brand: McCue Claudia
  • ASIN: 0321970322

A Guide to Graphic Print Production

A Guide to Graphic Print Production

The fully revised edition of the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on print production A II graphic designers and illustrators must be familiar with the steps involved in preparing their work for publication. Now completely revised to reflect the latest technology and trends, A Guide to Graphic Print Production, Third Edition is the complete guide to the entire process of print production, from the early stages of conception and planning, to the technical stages of manufacturing and off-press processing. Structured around the graphic print production flow, essential material is included for all aspects of the process including coverage of computers, color management, layouts, digital images, image editing, prepress, paper, printing, finishing and binding, legal issues, environmental issues, and more. A practical reference to keep at your fingertips, this new edition: Covers the entire production process, from conception to manufacturing to archiving Covers new topics, such as variable data printing, sustainability, large/wide format printing, inks, and color management Is full color throughout, with updated images and screenshots Includes sidebars offering design tips, troubleshooting hints, and key points to consider for very stage of design Delivering inform...

  • ASIN: 0470907924

Designing for Print Production: Essential Concepts (Graphic Design/Interactive Media)

Designing for Print Production: Essential Concepts (Graphic Design/Interactive Media)

In this innovative book, print design concepts are united with graphic production technology information, providing readers with an understanding of the processes involved in both the design and print/publishing fields. While traditional books have viewed design and production as two separate fields of study, the rapidly changing technological landscape has blurred this distinction, resulting in an increasing amount of design and production activities performed by the same people. Therefore, this book provides designers and production personnel with a solid knowledge of both fields, which will better prepare them for success in the industry. Designing for Print Production: Essential Concepts focuses on the content, concepts and instructional strategies that will be relevant long after the book has been read. By acknowledging the critical and changing technologies that will impact the design and publication process, this book is a comprehensive, valuable resource for anyone entering the design and production fields.

  • Brand: Brand: Cengage Learning
  • ASIN: 1418042277

A Guide to Graphic Print Production

A Guide to Graphic Print Production

Now completely revised to reflect the latest technology and trends, A Guide to Graphic Print Production, Second Edition is the complete guide to the entire process of print production, from early stages of conception and planning, to the technical stages of manufacturing and off press processing. Structured around the graphic print production flow, essential material is included for all aspects of the process including coverage of computers, chromatics, layouts, digital images, image editing, prepress, paper, printing, finishing and binding, and legal issues. Environmental issues are also covered. This new edition includes more than 400 new illustrations and has been expanded by over 100 pages. A practical reference to keep at your fingertips, this new edition includes: * A complete overview of the entire graphic print production workflow * Illustrated descriptions of techniques and applications * Checklists and step-by-step descriptions * Advice, tips. Guidelines and recommendations for every stage of design * A glossary with more than 1,500 graphic terms A Guide to Graphic Print Production, Second Edition is an ideal resource for students and professionals of graphic design, print production, production technology, and visual communication.

  • ASIN: 0471761389

A Guide to Graphic Print Production

A Guide to Graphic Print Production

An introductory textbook covering all aspects of print production and manufacturing. The printed page is still the most common product of graphic design work, making it essential that designers and illustrators understand the production and printing process. And as more and more print material is finding a dual-use in electronic formats (Web, ebooks, motion-graphics using Flash, etc.), it has become even more important that designers understand the impact their design decisions have on the feasibility of re-purposing their work for various media.

  • ASIN: 0471273473

The All New Print Production Handbook

The All New Print Production Handbook

The complete quick-reference guide to every aspect of print production. Print production is a key consideration at every step of the creative process, from concept, to digital workflow, color management, font and image use, to file formats, to post-production. The All New Print Production Handbook is the practical, incisive, authoritative handbook that reveals and explains every aspect of print production. Need to know about paper types? Proofreading? Platemaking? Pricing? Print processes? Packing? Any of hundreds of other topics? Here’s the complete one-volume resource that illuminates and illustrates these complex areas and many, many more, always placing the information in the context of wider movements within the industry and the emergence of new technologies. At every stage, this practical, hands-on manual explores how and why to make print production decisions that will create a better final product, whether the project is a fine limited edition, a school newsletter, a mass-produced magazine, or a soap wrapper.

  • Brand: WATSON-GUPTILL
  • ASIN: 082309992X

Official Adobe Print Publishing Guide, Second Edition: The Essential Resource for Design, Production, and Prepress

Official Adobe Print Publishing Guide, Second Edition: The Essential Resource for Design, Production, and Prepress

  • Brand: Lawler, Brian P.
  • ASIN: 0321304667
  • UPC: 785342304664

Excellence in Scheduling Print Production: A nuts and bolts approach to effective scheduling within the printing trade by Don Merit

Excellence in Scheduling Print Production: A nuts and bolts approach to effective scheduling within the printing trade by Don Merit

  • ASIN: B0006QNG0O

Real World Print Production

Real World Print Production

Translating inspiration to the printed page has always been a challenge. The advent of desktop publishing granted new levels of power and control to the layout artist and graphic designer, but it hasn’t eliminated the traditional pitfalls. In fact, it’s introduced a few new ones. Sometimes managing the disparate elements of fonts, images, colors, and more, while dealing with the quirks of various layout applications makes even the bravest designer and production editor long for the hands-on days of moveable type. Creating a great layout on your monitor is only half the battle; how do you make it work on paper? Print production expert Claudia McCue takes on the challenge of putting ink to paper, offering clear, authoritative guidance to print professionals and anyone else who has been frustrated by the obstacles of getting electronic documents to print perfectly. In this book, you’ll learn how to Get the most out of page layout programs such as Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress, and decide which is right for your needs Use image applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Macromedia FreeHand to reproduce the most complicated raster and vector images flawlessly Understand how ink and paper work together, and learn how to prevent unwelcome surprises in tricky ...

  • Brand: Peach Pit Press
  • ASIN: 0321410181
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