DESIGN Tutorial Editorial design: illustrator artwork service how to prepare a final art 02/07/2020 Learn with Pablo Abad the tricks to prepare the final artwork of your project in an entertaining way and leave it ready to send it to the printer What is a final art? Very simple: it is the process of preparing a graphic work for (and this is the most important part) its correct delivery to a printer or to the client. In other words
, it includes all those final touches that we must carry out so that our digital project, once printed in physical format, is exactly as we want it. It is an important process, which includes layout, color tests... and essential if we want our projects to look good. Therefore, to help you understand what it means to do it and what elements must always be taken into account, graphic designer and art director Pablo Abad (@pabloabad) details his process of creating a final piece of art.
From the format of the photographs to their insertion in the document that we will send to the company and the final touches, discover everything in the following video: Prepare the files In this specific case, Abad explains to us how to make a final art from an editorial design project: a magazine with texts and images. To begin with, the designer recommends that we make sure that the format and size of the images is adequate to insert them into the final art. To do this, we open them in Photoshop to be able to check a series of things: 1. Ideally, they should be at 300px resolution. 2. In Print Mode, make sure the images are in CMYK format. Same with Photo Color Mode