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    Hey,

    Im extremely new to prepress and I know maybe a touch of the basics. I hear a lot of you guys saying working at a print shop is one of the best things you can do for yourself as a designer.

    I really want to get a good understanding for this stuff. I feel so lost on this forum sometimes when you guys talk about this stuff. Example spot colors and gamut are a couple. I feel I could learn so much more from this forum if I only new what these things meant.

    Do you guys know any good books, or websites that can help me out?

    Thanks

  • #2
    www.prepressure.com <- that's a great resource.
    "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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    • #3
      http://prepressure.com/

      You can learn a ton from this site. The library section features a pre-press dictionary.

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      • #4
        jinx.
        "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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        • #5
          thanks!

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          • #6
            I just wouldn't try to compete with Morea if I were Kool!
            Good thing I'm not Kool though.
            Former GD. Current Photographer
            http://ascottmccauley.com/

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            • #7
              Originally posted by DesignerScott
              I just wouldn't try to compete with Morea if I were Kool!
              Good thing I'm not Kool though.
              Heh heh, every once in a while I slip one in ahead of her. It rare but it happens

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