Proofreader's Marks, Continued
In reviewing artwork, you must be able to determine if it will reproduce
properly. Submit original art for reproduction. The artwork should be of
higher contrast than the contrast desired in the final reproduction. Use the
following checklist to review artwork.
Check each piece of artwork for copyright. If you use copyrighted
material, review the letter of permission to make sure your use falls
within specified parameters and a credit line appears to indicate its
Check line resolution. Lines should be dense and black without
filling in or blurring.
Check the accuracy of the crop marks.
Review the instructions to the camera operator for clarity.
Check each overlay for the correct color notations and registration
Make sure the preferred reproduction treatment and finished shape
appears on each piece of art.
Each piece of art should have the title of the job and a figure
number assigned. Assemble all of the artwork in sequence, number
them consecutively and write the plate number on the flap or cover
attached to the illustration.
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