Foil blocking is the process of applying metallic or foil effects to a surface. It uses a metal die like a stamp onto which the design is chemically etched or crafted by hand from supplied artwork. Foil blocking can transform conventionally printed materials and make them shine. Stationery, business cards, greetings cards, certificates, promotional items, invitations, packaging and a whole host of other products can all benefit from its magic touch. It is also possible to foil block on to leather, plastic, and a number of other surfaces. When i was doing the foiling printing techniques, i should cut out the shape of the foiling that i really want to look likes, then i carefully put into the heat-press machine to pressing the foiling into fabrics, this has the twinkle effect and more abstract way to representative.
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