Advanced level book production training

Enhance your Book Production Skills – Proactive Production Training Workshop

Advanced book production training

Increase your technical knowledge of the book production process. Learn how and what goes wrong from the design stages through to delivery. New knowledge will widen your vision. You will know what to look out for to avoid mistakes turning into disasters.  In one action packed day we will introduce you to a wide range of production issues and give you the tools to resolve problems swiftly.

Course Summary

Date: June 3rd | Duration: 1 | Day Start: 09:30 –  End 17:15 | Venue: Imago, OX9 | Trainers: Eunice Paterson & Teresa Solomon | Price: £445

What will I learn?

  • Learn how to avoid the pitfalls from experienced book production specialists

  • Increase your technical knowledge of the book production process

  • Become more proactive in your work and add real value to the production process

  • Learn about important aspects of the design stage and what to consider

  • Specification changes to reduce costs, page sizes & extents

  • Learn how to chose the right paper

  • Printing issues

  • Folding , trimming & collating

  • Binding Styles

  • Jackets, cases, slipcases & finishing

  • Scheduling

  • Repair or reprint?

  • Chosing the right supplier

What skills are needed for this course ?

Suited to those working in book production and we recommend a minimum of 2 years production or design experience.

The course is run by:

Eunice Paterson – 30 years Print Production Expertise

Eunice has worked in print production for 30 years for companies as diverse as Dorling Kindersley and Sage Publications.

Eunice has extensive production experience having worked on children’s magazines, pop-up books, children’s books with books plus elements, illustrated coffee table books, fiction, academic books and journals. Such a wide range of products has given Eunice experience of hand assembly, web and sheet fed litho, digital and ink jet production.

In the course of her working life, Eunice has worked extensively with printers in the Far East, Middle East, Europe, USA and Canada

Teresa Solomon – Colour Expert & Training Consultant

Teresa is highly experienced in colour and the technicalities of book production. She worked on the Production side in book publishing for many years before moving to Imago.

She has worked closely troubleshooting colour and print problems with printers, repro, production and designers for many years. For the last 15 years Teresa has worked for Imago developing training courses for the Imago Training School and is one of Imago’s colour experts.

Teresa is now closely involved in developing new courses for Imago and is also a ‘go-to’ person for production issues and Consultancy.

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