:) I'm not a professional graphic designer or anything but I love making stuff on photoshop. I have a problem here with DPI & printing. I want to make a 24 " x 36" canvas for my friend's birthday this June. I've been 'designing' in photoshop for fun and for web only. I'm kind of new to making a design for print.
From what I have read through the internet, 300dpi is the best resolution for printing, yes? But when I tried to input 36 x 36 inches in 300dpi resolution in photoshop, the file is HUUUUGE. Gigantic. The image that I have to design just looks like a dot on it. T__T
I was wondering if I can just make or design the photo in 72dpi, and just change it to 300dpi later on? Would it work or is it just a fool's hope?
Could someone with a good heart please enlighten me on photoshop & prints? I would really appreciate all the help I can get. I am really confused on this one. Thank you so much. :)