How to Print Greeting Cards at Home | Lisa Hall | Skillshare

How to Print Greeting Cards at Home

Lisa Hall, Creative & DIY Enthusiast

How to Print Greeting Cards at Home

Lisa Hall, Creative & DIY Enthusiast

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8 Lessons (40m)
    • 1. Intro & Overview

      3:32
    • 2. Printers

      8:33
    • 3. Papers

      10:43
    • 4. Color Managment & Profiles

      5:20
    • 5. Printing & Templates

      6:17
    • 6. Trimming & Scoring

      3:32
    • 7. Bonus: Packaging & Shipping

      1:56
    • 8. Conclusion & Project

      0:36
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Want to learn how to print high quality greeting cards on an at-home printer? Then this class is for you! In this class you will learn about:

  • Top rated at-home printers for artists and graphic designers and what features to keep in mind
  • What you need to know when selecting the best paper for your cards, including eco-friendly options
  • Understanding color management and profiles to get the best finished product
  • Creating templates for your selected card sizes
  • Scoring and trimming your cards
  • And a bonus section on packaging and shipping!

Printing your own greeting cards at home is a great alternative to professional printing, where you often have to purchase large quantities of each card, adding to cost and often resulting in excess inventory. So whether you are a hobbyist looking to print cards for family and friends or an artist looking to kick start your own greeting card business, this class is a great overview on how to print, package and mail quality cards from home. 

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Lisa Hall

Creative & DIY Enthusiast

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Lisa Hall is an artist, illustrator and DIY enthusiast. She has over 15 years of professional experience in marketing and graphic design. Her creative business is called Bohemian Creative Lifestyle, as she weaves creativity throughout many areas of her life. She has co-authored and illustrated three children's books, creates globally-inspired artwork based on her travels, illustrates greeting cards and other stationary products, and has spent much of the past decade using her creativity on budget-friendly home improvement. 

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