Here you can download our information sheets about various aspects of artwork production. They are PDF files, so you will need a copy of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. We are also collecting links to other websites that you might find useful.
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It’s quite an old site, and some of the software-specific information is outdated, but it’s still one of the best guides to using a scanner, and valuable if you need to reproduce photos from the pre-digital age. Some usefule digital photography information as well.
If you need to identify fonts, there are a couple of useful resources:
myfonts.com is run by one of the largest suppliers of commercial fonts and includes WhatTheFont – a system for identifying fonts from scans of text. There’s also now a smartphone version that will capture fonts using the camera.
identifont.com asks a series of questions to identify fonts by their appearance. It also displays lists of fonts that appear similar.