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Case bind

Case bind

 

A type of binding used in making hard cover books using glue.

Cast coated

Cast coated

 

A paper that is coated with a gloss finish and then dried under pressure using a polished roller that gives the surface an enamel like hard gloss finish.

Center spread

Center spread

 

The two pages that face each other in the center of a book, magazine, newsletter or other publication.

Chain lines

Chain lines

 

The lines that appear in the surface of laid paper as a result of the wires used in the papermaking process.

Clip art

Clip art

 

Graphic images, designs, and artwork in a digital format that can be used in the creation of a digital document.

Coated paper

Coated paper

 

A printing paper with a smooth finish, in offset printing this is accomplished with clay coating.

Cold color

Cold color

 

Any color that is toward the blue side of the color spectrum.

Collate

Collate

 

A finishing term for gathering paper in a precise order.

Color Bars

Color Bars

Color bars are the color strip on a press sheet that is used by the press operator to determine the amount and density of ink being applied. A color bar is a part of the quality control process to maintain color consistency and accuracy.

Color Cast

 

Color Cast

 


A color cast is often caused by too much of a single color being applied during the printing process.

Color Correction

Color Correction


Color correction is the process of adjusting the hue and/or saturation and brightness of a photograph or other image to make it more true to life or fit in with other images in the printed piece. Color correction is often needed for photographs taken in artificial lighting.

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