A few weeks ago I printed some CD cases for Jessica, I just thought I would share the process...
Jessica already had a website and blog and wanted the packaging to compliment her branding, we worked together to get the final design that would work both for letterpress and the branding.
The following proof I take with with me to the workshop as it has all the info I need when printing from mixing the colours to positioning the plates on the press.
The plates ready to be locked up in position, that's the fiddley part!
The first colour to be printed is the dusky pink, note there's a bleed either side so there's a neat finish when they are folded. The warm grey goes on next which has to be spot on register. A circle in a circle, slightly off register and it will look just plain messy!
I always make up a couple of cases to make sure all looks perfectLetterpress is best left simple to make the best impression.
Printed letterpress in 2 colours on 250g recycled white card