Spot UV & Foil Artwork Guidelines

We prefer a multi page .pdf showing…

Page 1.

A composite image showing the special finish and the print.

Page 2.

A ‘print only’ version of the artwork, with the special finish removed – but not ‘knocked out’.

Page 3.

The special finish, be that foil or spot UV etc. In black!

There are variations to this for multi-page documents, double sided cards, pages with no UV, pages with UV, etc.

A further example might be

Page 1, the composite print.

Page 2, the print part

Page 3, the foil part

and this file is the complete 3 page .pdf example including bleed .

Your designer should understand the above, and you’re always welcome to give us a call for advice!

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