SETTING UP SCODIX
You can continue to prepare artwork in your preferred design software. All you need is an additional separation to act as a mask for all the areas that you would like to enhance on your artwork.
It is important to make sure that this layer is identical in all respects (size, orientation, crop, position of images and text etc.) to your original CMYK artwork.
Please ensure font size is greater than 10 point for scodix foil, its not possible to do foil on fine elements.
CREATING ARTWORK FOR SCODIX
Open your artwork in your preferred design software and create a new layer for the Scodix separation.
Select the elements you wish to enhance and duplicate them to the new Scodix layer.
Create a New Colour Swatch and name it “Scodix”
Select Colour Type “Spot Colour”, and convert all Scodix elements to this single spot color.
Create a Scodix separation.
Save the CMYK/UV files as separate PDF's
SAVING YOUR FILE
You will need to save and supply the graphic file in the two layers as separate PDF's.
Name the first image file as filename_CMYK and the second Scodix Spot Layer as filename_UV as PDF's
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