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Overview

Ready to take on the challenges of print production without fear? There is no better source for understanding how to properly prepare electronic files for printing than Exploring Digital Prepress. An organized, linear format follows the print production process, taking readers step-by-step through simple, straightforward methods for producing the highest-quality printed artwork once an image is created on screen. Coverage explores the best type of software to use for optimal results at each stage of the prepress process, the advantages and disadvantages of different proofing methods, steps designers can take to ensure that their artwork prints correctly, and much more.

Reid Anderson, Durham College in Ontario, Canada

Reid Anderson has been working and teaching in the Graphics Arts industry for more than 25 years. An accomplished educator, he has participated in both onsite and online program and curriculum development as well as training sessions for community colleges and private institutions. He is a Professor of Graphic Design at Durham College in Oshawa, Ontario, and has served on the Academic Council for Durham College.
  • Delivers information directly relevant to today�s digital environment in a practical, understandable fashion.
  • Shows readers how to immediately apply the techniques learned to their specific workflow situations.
  • Combines best practice with examples using the latest graphics software to help readers make certain that their images will look the same when printed as on screen.
  • Clearly demonstrates such important techniques as color profile management, calibrating a monitor, trapping and file preparation for output, color correction, and how to create a press-quality PDF file.
  • Designers quickly learn how to ensure that a beautiful image will look the same when printed out�whether they are using an inkjet printer, laser printer, or four-color press.
Clearly demonstrates such important techniques as color file management, calibrating a monitor, trapping and file imposition, image correction, and how to create a press-quality PDF file.

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  • ISBN-10: 1133476538
  • ISBN-13: 9781133476535
  • STARTING AT $14.49

  • ISBN-10: 141801236X
  • ISBN-13: 9781418012366
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $77.25
  • RETAIL $102.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Exploring Digital PrePress

ISBN: 9781418012366
Ready to take on the challenges of print production without fear? There is no better source for understanding how to properly prepare electronic files for printing than Exploring Digital Prepress. An organized, linear format follows the print production process, taking readers step-by-step through simple, straightforward methods for producing the highest-quality printed artwork once an image is created on screen. Coverage explores the best type of software to use for optimal results at each stage of the prepress process, the advantages and disadvantages of different proofing methods, steps designers can take to ensure that their artwork prints correctly, and much more.

FOR STUDENTS

Exploring Digital PrePress

ISBN: 9781418012366
Ready to take on the challenges of print production without fear? There is no better source for understanding how to properly prepare electronic files for printing than Exploring Digital Prepress. An organized, linear format follows the print production process, taking readers step-by-step through simple, straightforward methods for producing the highest-quality printed artwork once an image is created on screen. Coverage explores the best type of software to use for optimal results at each stage of the prepress process, the advantages and disadvantages of different proofing methods, steps designers can take to ensure that their artwork prints correctly, and much more.