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Designing a Diploma

(a tutorial)

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Tutorial Overview

This page is devoted to explaining the process of designing a diploma

1) Size:

  • a) letter size
  • b) 11 x 14
  • c) 11 X 17
  • d) Larger

2) Paper:
  • a) Blank vs border
  • b) weight

3) Headers & Fonts:
  • a) Curved or straight
  • b) Fonts
  • c) Header Techniques:
    • 1) printed
      • a) drop shadow (automated and hand made)
      • b) colors & Strokes
    • 2) foiled
    • 3) embossed & foiled

4) Level of Completion:

  • a) Blank
  • b) Filled out
  • c) PDF w/ Input field

5) Seals:

  • a) pre-printed with foil
  • b) Pre-embossed with background inl
  • c) Stock pre-embossed
  • d) Laser printable
6) Background Images
7) Signatures 8 ) Presentation:
  • a) Roll and tie with ribbon
  • b) Padded certificate folders
  • c) Plaques
9) Diplomas on Demand