Letterpress Design Tips: Don't Be Shady

When designing for letterpress think solid colors.  If we tried from now to eternity we would not be able to print shadows or gradients.  It's the nature of letterpress!  If your artwork calls for shading, try using cross hatched lines or dots to give the effect.  If you are feeling ambitious, and would like to use a halftone, our plates can hold 100 LPI (lines per inch).