Common Mistakes Everyone Makes When Printing Pt.1
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Printing Your Image
Getting your image printed is very important, because it will give you more of an emotional attachment to your work. Having something physical is a lot more powerful than a digital file. There are some hurdles that many people face when printing, and that is what this 3 part series is all about. Getting over those hurdles, so you can get back to enjoying the process of getting better.
3 Part Series – Common Mistakes Everyone Makes When Printing
- Part 1 (This Episode) – Cropping and Resizing
- Part 2 – Amazing Tips to Check Color & Brightness
- Part 3 – Why printing at home is never cheaper, and where to have your prints made.
What You Will Learn
- 0:30 – Intro to Part 3, and Showing results of Part. 1 & 2
- 0:40 – Intro to the Printing Series
- 1:50 – DPI vs. PPI – Why it is not important
- 3:30 – Scaling your images
- 4:45 – Resolution Changes
- 5:30 – Why you should not resample your image
- 7:00 – Explanation of how to use PPI
- 8:30 – Using the Crop Tool to size your image
- 10:00 – Checking your Crop
- 11:30 – Why viewing distance is important
- 12:20 – How to Save for Printing
- 13:00 – Question of the day – What was the largest print you have made, and what did you have to do to make it happen.
This is a tough concept to understand, and I think the more supporting evidence, the better. Here is a great article explaining much of what we discussed in this episode.
Let us know if you have any questions