Telford, PA (PressExposure) July 13, 2009 -- Do you have questions about poster printing? Are you not sure how to hire and work with a poster printer?
If you have a lot of similar questions like this about poster printing, then you have come to the right place. Below is a standard frequently asked questions or FAQ list that should be able to answer most of your major questions whenever availing or deciding to avail of poster printing services. Just read on and see if your questions can be answered.
What are the usual tools in designing a poster? In our modern times, the best tool in designing a poster is the computer. There are a lot of great image editing applications out there that you can install in your computer. Among the common applications in use today, include Adobe Photoshop and Quark Xpress.
You can use even a few open source software out there like Gimp if you want to save money. Most of these image-editing applications have the features and abilities to make any kind of poster design that your imagination can cook up. You only need to learn the ropes in using them to make your designs come true.
Where can I print full color posters? With the invention of digital printing and advance offset printing, you can now print your full color posters almost anywhere. You can print them at home if you have a decent enough printers and you can also have them printed online so that the professionals can take over. It all depends on your free time and preferences if you want to use one way or another. Either way though your posters can be printed quickly and turn out into a decent enough quality poster because of these technologies.
Is full color printing expensive? Color printing quotations can actually vary from printing order to printing order. Therefore, it really depends on the number of prints you want to produce and the quality of the paper and ink that you use.
To give you an idea though, full color printing is at least twice as expensive when compared to printing in black and white. From that base price, the cost can increase 50 to 200% more if you add in expensive options such as plastic printing, full glossy dirt resistant paper and of course large scale printing. This all can be mitigate though if you print in bulk.
What is the best size for poster printing? The best size in poster printing is the standard 11 by 17 inch dimensions. This can be placed in most bulletin boards and people can see the designs from a far enough distance. Of course as a rule, it is best to print as large as you can.
How long does poster printing take? Poster printing can usually last three to five day after you have given your designs. However, new online printing companies nowadays offer overnight printing for people on the rush to get their posters.
Can I have it delivered? Yes, the delivery of prints is popular nowadays and people who are busy can avail of delivery services from most printing companies.
Great! I hope that answers all your questions in poster printing. Now you should be ready to print your own poster with limited worries. Good Luck!