The Print Workflow

Test prints are quick and easy to make, whereas multiple high-end (possibly large-format) prints require careful planning and their own sub-workflow in order to ensure success. Figure 11-8 illustrates this complex phase of the overall workflow. Once you learn the individual steps, the print workflow will become second nature to you. The following sections address the steps involved.

Plan Your Prints

This may sound odd at first, but it makes sense once you understand the principles involved. The first question involves the intended purpose of the finished print, as this dictates the size and format of the paper. This part of the decision process also involves deciding how to position the print on the chosen paper (i.e., horizontally ...

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