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Image Credits: steelpetalpress.com Letterpress printing has been there for decades. It’s a style of printing that involves using raised type to create an impression onto a sheet of paper, cloth, or any other material. This gives the effect of having text with a thick and thin texture which adds depth to its design as well … Read more
Source Embossing can add an aesthetic charm to your papercrafts, professional business cards, and scrapbook pages. There’s no one way of embossing your designs. You can use digital technologies or tinker around with everyday items — the options are endless. Before we dig into what embossing entails, let’s understand what embossing is and explore some … Read more
If your work involves printing in any way, it’s in your best interest to know the right paper type. Even if you’ve come up with a great design, but you don’t know what a great print job entails, there’s a big possibility that your hard work might go down the drain. This sounds harsh, but … Read more
Embossing creates and transmits emotions when beautiful and creative designs are imprinted on paper. This paper can be changed to a totally different material when viewed upon, and the new texture it assumes conveys a feeling when you either look at it or touch it. This is why people prefer embossed materials for their printing … Read more
Image Source: https://www.behance.net/gallery/83389183/The-Gatherers Have you ever been to an art gallery or museum and felt a need to touch a textured artwork? We know the feeling, and hope you didn’t touch the valuable fine art. Fortunately for you, using texture isn’t limited to just fine art. You can use texture in your projects for people to … Read more
Real estate agents are rarely found without their business cards as they realize the importance of making sure that potential customers know who they are and what they do. Of course, being a realtor also means searching for opportunities where there are none. Hence, having innovative and creative real estate business cards is imperative. In … Read more
Embossing is an awesome detail to add to your business card. It adds depth to specific designs, and it has a nice tactile feature to it. When it comes to the depth of the embossed paper, take note that when you emboss on one side, the other side of the card will have the opposite effect – or debossed surface. So you have to be careful about depth. Too much and it could affect what the other side looks like. Stick to around 0.5 to 2 millimeters. The depth of an emboss depends on the type of paper. Opt for … Read more
To set up your design projects for embossing, you must create a mask file using programs such as Adobe InDesign and Illustrator. Here’s what you need to do: Step 1: Set up your document. We have blank print-ready templates, which you can use to create your design. Step 2: Make a duplicate of the project you’re making. Go to File, and Save your project as Filename_Embossing_Mask.pdf. Step 3: From the mask file, delete details or information that you don’t want to be embossed. Step 4: Adjust colored details to 100%K (C:0% M:0% Y:0% K:100%). Please be extra careful when doing … Read more
You need to create two mask files for design projects that need foil stamping and embossing. One has to be a mask file for foil stamping while the other is for embossing. To create a vector-based artwork, use industry-standard applications such as Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. Foil Stamping Create a design. We offer blank print-ready templates, which you can use to make your art. Make a duplicate of the project you’re making. Go to File, and Save your project as Filename_FoilStamping_Mask.pdf. Remove details or information that you don’t want to be in foil. Adjust colored details to 100%K (C:0% M:0% Y:0% … Read more
First off, what is embossing? Embossing is impressing a design or decoration with or without a printed image. The whole embossing process is very good and it can enhance the look of any design. When there is a printed image, it is referred to as registered embossing and where there is no printed image, it is referred to as blind embossing. In this article, we are going to explore the major differences between these two types of embossing and the most preferred one between the two. Blind Embossing This is the method of creating characters, especially logos without using ink. … Read more
UV or foil stamping may not have the truly tactile feature of an embossed pattern, but just like embossing, they are effective if you want to highlight certain images or details on your card. Embossing involves creating a raised 3D effect on the stock using a metal die. The embossed elements are raised on one side and recessed on the other. This is an expensive process, but it can give a card that custom elegant look. UV or foil stamping is the process of applying a layer of foil on top of your card surface. Meanwhile, spot UV is where … Read more
Embossing and debossing are design processes where you either raise or recess certain images on your material. Let’s discuss these two further. Embossing involves raising a logo or image to create a 3D raised effect. This is achieved using a metal die and stock (paper). The die is cut into whatever image you want, then pressed onto the stock like a stamp. The die can either be single-level or multi-level depending on the depth your design requires. Embossing gives you visual as well as tactile design features. Hence, it’s ideal for making certain details stand out. Company logo, illustration, patterns … Read more
A paper which is finished by a machine aimed at embossing the paper. This machine would give it a depressed or raised surface area. This paper would resemble cloth, wood, leather, and so many other patterns.
This refers to a method in which a design which is based on bas-relief is used without the aid of ink or foil.
Making impressions on an image with the aim of giving it a raised surface, either through printing or bling embossing is usually done on a paper that is blank.
This refers to a paper that has already been manufactured but also has to undergo further processes. These processes could lead to the lamination of the paper, creating a duplex or Bristol cover in addition to the production of an embossed paper without the aid of the machine.
Letters, designs and pattern cut in the metal used for embossing, stamping. Die-cutting is also another alternative.
A paper which is used for stationery, greeting cards, and many others. Unlike regular stock, embossing and special watermarks may be used on a papeterie.
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