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G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M J U N E 2 0 2 3 • G R A P H I C S P R O 2 5 • Go to the Windows computer connected to the printer and drag the files from the iCloud folder to the Versaworks printing software • Pull the materials needed for a specific project • Prep the file in Versaworks by changing the font color and direction, if needed • Press print, and within 5 minutes, one sign is finished • Once printed, clean and wrap the sign immediately to avoid further fingerprints, as most of Reum's material is acrylic plexiglass The work isn't necessarily limited to these steps, though. e material types can vary based on what's needed for the project, and the shop has been trying some new materials recently. "We print directly on to acrylic/plexi- glass. Lately, we've been experimenting with printing on wood and linen! We haven't had experience with vinyl, but it's something I'm open to trying; how- ever, my machine doesn't cut," Reum explains. "Acrylic in the wedding indus- try has become super popular over the last couple years, so we've been following this trend." Two of Etchings by Emma's signs, printed on acrylic plexiglass. Reum's work isn't limited to just weddings. She made a sign for a wedding airbrush and makeup business to win a contest involving them, which included working a QR code onto the sign.

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