A printed version of a document generally in black and white for purposes of checking it, making the necessary corrections, and submitting it to the client for his approval prior to printing.
This is a faxed copy of the artwork allowing corrections to be made before production begins.
An image, on paper, of the actual artwork to be applied, with color and size specifics is referred to as a paper proof and is utilized to ensure the artwork details have been accurately interpreted by the manufacturer.
Impression of type or artwork on paper so the correctness and quality of the material to be printed can be checked. The least expensive is a regular black and white faxed paper proof. The most expensive is an actual physical preproduction sample of the product itself.
A printed version of a document for approval for size, text and color prior to printing.
Image to be printed on product is delivered to customer as a paper proof to check for accuracy.