I have been using GIMP for many years and do not want to go through the expense and learning curve issues of Creative Suite/Photoshop but occasionally I may need a CMYK file. Other than the ...
I know this sounds a stupid question, black is black right? Wrong: It's black right? so why are the CMYK Values so far away from black?
Is there a way to widen the gamut of a cmyk print so that the darks stay dark and the lights stay light? I suspect it has something to do with color space being exported, but I don't know how to ...
When printing screenshots alongside black text, black areas of the screenshot look a washed out "muddy dark grey" and "washed out". What causes this and can I improve the black color area?
When my print rep talks about five-colour printing, what does he mean? I know you have cyan, magenta, yellow and black - but what's the fifth?
Is it possible to use only open-source tools in order to produce professional level artwork? Has anyone actually done it? If not, where are the current gaps? Assume I'm producing a small multi-page ...
I'm a photographer, who dabbles in graphic design from time to time as well. What are the differences between the various color spaces?
if you accidently make a document in proof setup 'working CMYK' is there any easy way to convert the document to RGB without the colours getting washed out?