11 questions linked to/from Why are my printed colors duller than expected?
RGB to CMYK color in printed books [duplicate]
I write and illustrate children's books. I scan my illustrations to jpeg and then create the book in InDesign. The proof always looks great but the printed book illustrations are awful. I have tried ...
Export PDF with colors that show up in InDesign [duplicate]
I'm very unfamiliar with the color profile settings in InDesign. Most of the images in what I'm trying to export were pulled from the web. (Clearly, I'm not the most advanced user). When I export the ...
What is 5-colour printing?
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?
Printing in CMYK
I've designed my first business card and I'm trying to print it via Moo. I designed the card in Photoshop in RGB and Moo is requiring me to save in CMYK. CMYK does not support the colors I've chosen ...
What does it mean when printers have told me my colour is not a Pantone colour, but in my file it is?
I've recently designed a cosmetic label for a client and I've given them the final file to have it printed at their designated printer companies. But a few have them have come back and said that they ...
How can I simulate screen printing/offset colors in a non-destructive way
In screen printing or offset printing (or any other printing process that uses galzing colors) colors printed on top of each others mix together. This is similar to the multiply layer blend mode. ...
How do I edit my CMYK greens to output as brightly as possible?
Converting my photoshop work from RGB to CMYK to send to print. Found out today that RGB has a much broader and vibrant colour array than CMYK. Trying to edit the values, saturation, brightness, ...
Is there a printing press that can print a book directly from the RGB space?
I have a book ready for printing. But, of course, it was done in RGB. In fact, I stretched the RGB gamut beyond its normal range in order to make it more painterly etc. When I saw it converted to ...
Scanning colored pencil illustrations and prepare them for printing?
I would like to know how to scan a coloured pencil image properly, without having that grey dots around the image and without expose it so much. My scanner is a Epson V330 Photo and I made the ...
Does the inDesign working space apply to placed images as well as text and lines
I just about understand color-management in the context of a single image file in Photoshop but unclear how it works when creating a multiple component item such as inDesign document. If I specify ...
Changing to CMYK Color Mode Negatively Changes Texture Color That Was Made With Photoshop Colorize Tool
I'm an eCommerce entrepreneur designing packaging for my product and have encountered a problem while wanting to print some packaging with a printing factory. They accept only CMYK color mode, so ...