Camera-ready copy (usually for a cover or dust jacket) showing exact placement of every element, and carrying actual or simulated type and artwork. to top
In traditional publishing, one or more artboards with type galleys, line art, "for-position-only" photostats, and tissue overlays to indicate color. In electronic publishing, the final camera-ready page with position-only stats keyed to flat art to be stripped in by the printer.
A camera-ready original, ready for reproduction by off, set printing.
Camera ready artwork with final placement of type and images.
Term for a compilation of artwork, including type, photos/scans, line art, etc., on art board or on disk
Paste-up on which some or all elements are camera-ready.
In printing, term for camera-ready copy.
A method of assembling all rough copy elements into a unit for photographic platemaking (copy ready for the camera). May include all copy except text or be complete with text as well as line and tone copy, proportioned and positioned.
A camera-ready paste-up that combines artwork and type elements onto an art board or computer disk. Generally speaking, it is your ad composed in a format that is acceptable for publishing.
(1) Ruled and pasted flats or boards composed by a production artist for the printer to use in the printing and engraving process. A mechanical is the raw artwork produced by a designer to send a job to a printer. Consisting of a base layer on illustration board that includes the key design elements, such as type and illustrations, clear overlays may be used to show where colours and images should be stripped in by the printer. (2) Finished artwork that is camera ready for reproduction, including all type, photos, and illustrations.
A cardboard backed, camera-ready paste-up of type and graphics.
The actual artwork sent to the printer or trade bureau is referred to as a mechanical. However, common usage goes further in specifying a mechanical as a board or base layer onto which camera ready artwork has been mounted. A second layer, often a clear sheet of plastic, contains the photographs and or transparencies mounted in position. A sheet of tracing or other semi-transparent paper is often attached and includes special information or instructions (eg. "make this type blue, or this logo red").
Camera-ready finished artwork including all type and graphics.
This is final art in which all of the necessary pieces are put in place or position in the exact size and place desired.
The master page from which printing plates are made; also called a paste-up.
A mock-up of the printed work incorporating typeset text and electronically separated art. Used as a camera ready check point before a final press run.
Camera-ready, complete paste-up of artwork.
Camera-ready art consisting of typeset text, heads, line art or other illustration matter, and other page elements pasted up into the proper position and ready for the making of printing plates.
The reference for the material used for making a printing plate. Frequently film-based.
All copy elements of a page (type, illustrations, position of photos, etc.) in exact position ready to go to press.
All the elements of a design in position and camera ready.
type and line art in place on an artboard with an attached overlay that includes instructions for colors, halftones, and any other information to the printer
Camera ready assembly of all type and design elements with instructions, ready for the platemaker.
A pasteup of all design elements and type proofs in position for photomechanical reproduction.
A nearly outdated term (see camera-ready copy)
Copy and graphics pasted onto a rigid board backing for reproduction by a printer. Contributed by: MarcommWise Staff
a term for a camera-ready paste-up of artwork. It includes type, photos, line art, etc.
Final assembly of the artwork and type proofs on a sheet used for producing the printing plate. Nowadays, this manual technique is not widely used.
The artwork and type of a future publication prepared in hard-copy, paper media. When the mechanical has finished its development, it is camera ready. See also Camera-ready.
Camera ready art all contained on one board.
Final make-up of printed advertisement before transformation onto a printing plate.
The final make-up of a printed advertisement before being transformed into a printing plate. The mechanical thus is the original of the finished advertisement and includes finished photography, art and/or type as they will appear in the advertisement when it is reproduced.
A term used to describe finished artwork that is camera ready for reproduction, including all type, photos, illustrations etc.
Camera-ready assembly of type and graphics complete with instruction to the printer. Often called "pasteup" or "keyline", sometimes called "artwork".
A term for a camera-ready pasteup of artwork. It includes type, photos, line art, etc., all on one piece of artboard.
A board or paper containing all camera-ready elements.
The final camera-ready copy of artwork, including type, photographs and line art mounted on a single piece of art board. BACK TO THE TOP
The camera-ready art with all the type and graphics in place ready for reproduction.
Camera-ready paste-up of artwork. Includes text, photos, line art, etc., all on one piece of art board.
A prepress term which describes the camera-ready assembly of type, graphics and other copy complete with instructions to the printer. A hard mechanical consists of paper and/or acetate, is made using paste-up techniques, and may also be called an artboard, board or paste-up. A soft mechanical, also called an electronic mechanical, exists as a file of type and other images assembled using a computer.
Camera-ready artwork that includes text, photos, illustrations, and so forth. A mechanical can be in the form of an artboard, a digital printout, or a digital file ready for high-resolution output.
Finished artwork ready for printing production; generally includes type matter pasted in position.
A piece of finished copy consisting typically of type proofs and artwork positioned and mounted for photomechanical reproduction.
Board mounted, camera ready artwork intended for use in traditional (non digital) prepress.
Term for a camera ready past-up of artwork including type, photos, line art, etc.; all on one piece of artboard.
Assembly of all camera-ready line copy used to make a printing plate, including size and position of halftone reproductions and instructions to the cameraman and printer. Virtually obsolete now.
An assembly of type and/or artwork, usually on paper stuck to a sheet of art board.