Offset Printing: History and Fundamentals

Beginning Thoughts

Ask someone how newspapers, magazines, books and most other printed materials are produced and the most common answer would be, "I'm not sure." This short learning module will help answer the question.

The following text and pictures are put together to briefly describe the evolution and process of offset lithographic printing. Work through it and have fun. There are a few opportunities to check your understanding followed by a short quiz.

After completion of this Module the learner will have a greater understanding of the lithographic process and be able to describe the process using proper terms


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