How to add and apply a bleed in Adobe Illustrator – Design for Print Tutorial

How to add and apply a bleed in Adobe Illustrator.

0:00 What is Bleed
01:26 How to Apply Bleed
03:12 How to save your file as a PDF with bleed & trim marks
04:50 How to set up a new artboard that includes bleed

This is a question I’ve been asked on the channel a few times, and when one of my subscribers asked it again, rather than writing a lengthy explanation (again), I decided a video would probably help everyone in the long run.

So here it is, a video that gives you a quick explanation on why bleed is needed and how to actually add bleed to your artwork and then export a PDF with the bleed applied.

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