Premedia ll GRA103 Review.pdf

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Graphic Communications
GRA 423
Natalia L

Premedia ll Gra103 Review-Midterm GRA103 Review: Basic process • Customer  and  marketer  think  of  solutions   1   2   • Graphic  designer  creates  ▯iles   3   • Prepress  operator  makes  the  ▯iles  ready  for  a  printing  device   • Press  operator  prints  the  job   4   5   • Post-­‐press  binds  the  job   6   • Job  is  shipped  to  the  customer   Workflow in Pre-Press Job  arrives     File   Client   • Docket  is   analysis  &   Proo▯ing     approval     Plates   checked   evaluation   1. Photos for print n Image capture n Scanning n Used to be the industry standard n Used today to preserve/digitize information n Digital photography n Shutter speed: captures movement (seconds of fractions of) n Aperture: depth of filed ( f-stops) n ISO: sensitivity to light used in low light situations n n Image banks n Royalty free vs. rights reserved photos n Can be expensive but so are some photos (ex. pictures of elephants) n Composing an interesting image n Off center (rule of thirds) n Up close n From a unique perspective n Resolution n Determines the size of the image that can be printed n Dependent on how close you will be standing to the piece of print n Resampling is not allowed n Down-sampling is okay 2. Various dots in the process n LPI à Lines per inch n Dots of varying sizes on printing plates (in a grid) n DPI à Dots per inch n Dots output from an inkjet printer n PPI à Pixels per inch n Pixel dots on the computer 3. Reproducing tones using various print methods and substrate combinations n Remember that LPI dots are in a grid n Smaller dots create highlight areas n Larger dots create shadow areas n In betwee
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