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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Color Printing Guide

 

This page contains some outdated information. See also: Print Accounting.


LOCATION & HOURS
  • ACS printing services is located in the Ahmanson Building Rm 401.
  • Printing hours during the Fall & Spring semesters are

 

PRINT COSTS

Epson Large Format

 

HP Large Format

 

Color Laser

 

Semimatte Photo - - -

$7/sq. ft

Matte - - - - - - - - - -

$4/sq. ft

8.5 X 11 -

$0.50

Luster Photo - - - - - -

$7/sq. ft

Semi-Gloss - - - - - - -

$4/sq. ft

11 X 17 -

$1.00

Epson Matte - - - - - -

$7/sq. ft

B/W CAD draw. - - -

$2/sq. ft

12 X 18 -

$2.00

Epson Canvas - - - -

$9/sq. ft

Backlit Film - - - - - -

$5/sq. ft

 

 

Clear Film - - -  - - - - -

$6/sq. ft

 

 

 

 

Sticker Paper - - - - -

$7/sq. ft

 

 

 

 

 

Large Format prints must be paid in full when you submit a Large Format Color Print Request Form and there will be NO REFUND. You may get credit for printer error.

Large Format Color Print Request Form

 

SETTING UP YOUR FILES
Color Laser:

          - Print files must be saved as: .Ai, .eps, .pdf, .Tiff, .psd or .indd

          - The color mode on the files must be set to CMYK

          - All photoshop layers should be flattened and maximum of 300 dpi

          - Fonts must be outlined or included with the project.

          - Accepted Medias are: CD, DVD, ZIP, USB KEYS, & or EXTERNAL HARD DRIVES.

Large Format

          - Print files must be saved as: .Ai, .eps, .pdf, .psd or .tiff

          - The color mode on the files must be set to RGB

          - Fonts must be outlined or included with the project.

          - Accepted Medias are: CD, DVD or ZIP

          - If you would like your files to be printed with crop marks please make sure to set them up and specify it on your REQUEST FORM.

 

TURN-AROUND
  • Color Laser Prints - Same Day
  • Large Format - If the job is submitted by 4pm it will be ready for the next day. During Midterm and Final weeks it might take longer than a day, due to the volume of job orders that come in. Please ask one of our technicians for a time estimate on your job during those weeks.