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Refer to a richer black in CMYK as C50% M40% Y40% K 100% try this to compensate for a rich blk.


If you are printing for example on a sheeted offset, you can use simply a screen. You can print photos or whatever. You can inclusive print red over the black. That is a duotone. It will be cheaper only if the print house is using just one or two head machine. If they are using a 4 head machine its probably that the cost will be the same as cmyk. Probably ...


There are a lot of considerations, but at the base level, set the image to a mode that doesn't allow anything but black and white. This is how it's done in Photoshop: If the image is in RGB mode, you first convert to Grayscale mode. Choose Image > Mode > Grayscale. Photoshop asks to discard color information. Click "Discard." Now, choose Image > Mode > ...


I feel in the interest of completeness to point out that "Grayscale" the term comes from printed references -- literally, scales used to calibrate grays) from photography and printing. Calling an image "gray scale" has always been a little inaccurate. In ...

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