You can use your favourite software applications such as Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop to create artwork for your designs. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to add your own artwork to the mockups you can create on Die Cut Templates.
Color coded lines in dielines contain different information about the processes to be applied in different stages of packaging production. Stages include prepress stages such as adding graphics or making a prototype and post-press states such as cutting and gluing. For example, the red lines are used to indicate 'cuts' and generally define the outer boundaries of the packaging. Overlow lines define the paint overflow area.
Die Cut Templates offers DXF files in 2 different units: mm and inches. You can download files in your preferred unit by simply selecting the unit on the dielines page. In this blog post, we are going to explain the settings required to import DXF files into Adobe Illustrator