Adobe Illustrator is a robust graphic design suite. Watch the videos in this section to learn how to make it work for your printing business.
Do you own a vinyl cutter? When creating custom artwork for vinyl cutting, how you choose, create, and prepare your vector artwork can help improve your production processes. In this video, presented by Dane Clement of Great Dane Graphics, decorators will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create custom t-shirt artwork designed for the vinyl cutting process.
Perforated cutting is a great feature in Versaworks that gives finished die cut edges on your project. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Steven Jackson will show you how to create these PerfCut lines in Adobe Illustrator to get your graphic ready for printing.
In order to ensure you are going to cut the logo perfectly without any excess design, you must make sure you create a 'bleed zone'. In this episode, Stahls' TV educator Steven Jackson teaches you how to create a bleed line before you print in Adobe Illustrator.
To create a perfectly cut graphic on Roland VersaCAMM or VersaSTUDIO using Adobe Illustrator, you must first create a cut line. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Steven Jackson will show you the easiest way to prepare your graphic for print and cut operations.
In order to have accurate and efficient color reproduction out of your Roland, and to use the custom features spot colors such as Cut Contour and RDG White, you'll need to add the Roland Color Library swatches into Illustrator. In this episode, Stahls' TV educator Steven Jackson will teach you how to do just that.