Printing effects: a guide to making your cover special

Book cover with a foil stamping printing effect used on the title.

If you thought that self-publishing doesn’t offer much in terms of printing effects that can make your cover SCREAM – you were wrong. …or at least partially. If you decided to follow the print-on-demand route, then you probably won’t have the opportunity to use any of these – sorry. However, if you decided to print […]

Printing Artwork 101: 7 things to remember

In the life of every artist or designer one day comes a time when they want to print something. You start reading what needs to be done, try to figure out how to prepare your files and, often, fail – why have the colours shifted so much? Why is the print so dark? Why did […]