Prepare Invitations for Printing

Class Intro

Now that you have designed your wedding invitations, it’s time to get them ready to submit for the printer. Not sure where to start? We’ve got you covered. This class by Allison McClanahan @wildwoodcalligraphyandpost takes you through setting up your artwork for the printer using Adobe Photoshop.

Want to join us for class? It's offered on-demand and available now for all Tier 2 students.  Some classes are also available to Tier 1 students. Click here to see the Tier 1 Class Listing.  

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  • Log in to your account
  • Click on Classroom
  • Click on Tier 2
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Topics Covered

  • Create and work within a Photoshop file
  • Margins
  • Safe Zones
  • Changing the color of calligraphy
  • Saving the file so it is printer ready


  • Shortcuts for those who don't do artwork or calligraphy, or both!


  • Calligraphy invitation design you have already scanned or have created in Procreate
  • Adobe Photoshop

Other Classes that will Help to Build Your Invitation Suite

  • Digitizing Your Calligraphy
  • Create and Edit Vectors
  • Addressing Envelopes
  • Creating Wax Seals and Tying Ribbons
  • Centering Your Calligraphy

Prerequisites for this Class

This class is Part 3 in our Wedding Invitation Suite Design Series. You will need to have watched the other 2 classes in order for this one to make the most sense. For that reason, you need to have Tier 2 access or take the Design a Watercolor Crest class as a Tier 1 member before it expires to the archive January 6, 2023.

 You may also find the class Digitizing Your Calligraphy helpful as a prerequisite as well. At a minimum, this class expects that you already know:

  • How to design the calligraphy invitation
  • What sizes you need for your invitation suite
  • How to scan and import calligraphy


Want to see our student's homework? Search the hashtag #kcaweddingsuite on Instagram. Be sure to check out #kallicampacademy for hundreds of posts from our student portfolio.

Instructor: Allison McClanahan


Instagram: @wildwoodcalligraphyandpost


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