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72 graphics-pro.com S T A R T H E R E 2 0 2 0 Figure 5 Figure 6 UV-LED only the color inks of the printer (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black inks) with no white ink used. Printing the graphic in this way allows the natural metallic brush pat- tern of the metal panel to show within and through the printed ink. The metal- lic finish performs the job of a white background normally seen in a standard black-and-white photograph. However, utilizing the brushed metal against a high-contrast black-and-white photo- graph creates drama, a certain visual intensity, and a feeling that conveys experience in the sound recording industry to the viewer. The sign is capped with the logo of the recording studio at the top left. The logo is not the most important element of the sign visually. However, it is obvi- ously necessary in order to incorporate the business identity into the sign. To help maintain the importance of the logo and round out the design, the logo is printed with raised elements. STEPS TO CREATE THE SIGN Now let's walk through the steps to create this sign. Prior to beginning, it is important to check over the equipment you are using. Since we are only using a Figure 4 Utilizing the brushed metal against a high- contrast black-and- white photograph creates drama, a certain visual intensity.

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