Art Production

Diecut wine invitation image

Mechanical for a folded invitation card(offset printing). The bright green line represents the diecut plate over the whole image; the black solid lines are the cut crop marks; the black dotted lines are the fold marks.

Often in projects like these, where there is type knocking out of a multi-color background, the type has to be reset in Adobe Illustrator and “beefed-up” with a .25pt stroke so the inks don’t close up around the letters when it goes to press. (Quark Xpress trapping didn’t work in this case, as both the type and the stroke needed to knock out of the background.)