I need to design boxes ( eg toothpaste box and all graphic and logos as well as words)

Discussion in 'Photoshop Tutorials' started by Mylinux, Sep 6, 2003.

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    Mylinux Guest

    which software I should choose.

    Mylinux, Sep 6, 2003
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    ben-dover Guest

    its probably gonna come down to illustrator although i havent found a thing
    i couldnt do with photoshop and paint shop pro would have no problem either.
    ben-dover, Sep 6, 2003
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    Mylinux Guest

    I have not explained well.

    what kind of software that will design the box ( toothpaste) after I have
    designed the logo. these logo can "melt" into the surface of

    I have collected a few toothpaste. Expand it and I want to learn how to
    design it.

    Mylinux, Sep 6, 2003
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    Stephan Guest

    I'm afraid you haven't explained better this time

    Stephan, Sep 6, 2003
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    Eric Gill Guest

    You mean besides sophisticated vector work, custom trapping, and
    sophisticated spot-color work?
    Eric Gill, Sep 6, 2003
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    Jeff H. Guest


    Jeff H., Sep 6, 2003
  7. Are you trying to design a package that will be printed and stamped
    and folded and glued which will have a product placed inside?
    Or are you trying to make a 2D image that looks like a box?
    Shank Williams, Sep 6, 2003
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    Mylinux Guest

    Mylinux, Sep 6, 2003
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    n8 skow Guest

    Paintshop pro's CMYK support is a bit lacking...


    n8 skow, Sep 6, 2003
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    ben-dover Guest

    take a tooth paste box slowly pull the glued parts apart lay it flat on a
    piece of paper trace around it with a pencil and scan it in?
    ben-dover, Sep 6, 2003
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    ben-dover Guest

    by the way software doesnt create toothpaste boxs, dies do.
    ben-dover, Sep 6, 2003
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    Mylinux Guest

    ok, I will try.

    Mylinux, Sep 7, 2003
  13. Ah...some strange answers.
    I wouldn't go past Illustrator for this task at all, and I wouldn't touch
    photoshop for this.

    "take a tooth paste box slowly pull the glued parts apart lay it flat on a
    piece of paper trace around it with a pencil and scan it in?"


    Don't do that either, useless! Measure it out and plug in the dimensions for
    your sides with the rectangle tool.
    Vector helps as well. You can always import your design into photoshop later
    if you prefer it.

    Trust me, just use illustrator.

    More info/help mylinux? Mail me.

    Jonathon Haycock, Sep 8, 2003
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    Bev Guest

    Packaging, Sample layouts for any size box are made on a programme called
    Kasmake, the graphics are laid out in Illustrator.
    Kasmake works out the exact size's and then cuts it on a CAD table. Hope
    this helps. I design graphics for packaging and the box's too.
    Bev, Sep 8, 2003
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    Brian Guest

    OH PLEASE NO!!! This is such a bad idea I can't even begin to describe
    how much... don't bother giving advice if you don't know what you're
    talking about...

    If you are having this box professionally printed, cut and assembled you
    will NEED to get the template for the die from your printer/packager, no
    exceptions. This template will not be a Photoshop file, either, since PS
    is 100% the wrong tool for a job like this.
    Brian, Sep 18, 2003
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