flat foil stamping, it is not necessary to drop an
inked area from under the foiled area, although the
same guidelines should be followed as outlined in the
flat foil stamping section.
very fine lines and small lettering. These items
may have to be flat foil stamped in addition to a
combination stamp to achieve the desired result.
for combination stampings should be prepared in the
same manner as blind embossing. Designating
textures and detailed areas is very important.
stamping will eliminate cracking and splitting on
coated stock which is sometimes a problem with
combination stamp is a picture or actual object,
supply both a line drawing (black and white,) and a
photograph or detailed sketch and detailed
creating sculpted combination dies, always supply a
color coded overlay for different levels and textures.
best results, stationery to be foil embossed should be
25% cotton or better to withstand the pressure of
can be done within the same press run if at least
1 1/2" is available between the score and the image