Converting spot colors to process


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Converting spot colors to process

If you've created your job using Spot Colors, but then you print that job in CNYK, you have to expect that your color is going to change. Now sometimes that's because the job's specs change, sometimes that's because people pick colors out of the spot book, knowing that it's going to print CMYK. My recommendation is that you always start up front with the specs for the job, the way it's going to print, and then you specify your colors that way, and here's why. Here we have two very bright colors, Pantone 802 which is a fluorescent, and then Pantone green, which is also sort of a fluorescent. So that's nice and festive, it's in keeping with the, the floral theme of this.

But let's see what happens when we convert this to CMYK. So I'm just going to Double-click on that swatch. I've checked Preview, and to make this into Real Process, I have to do two steps, but when I choose CMYK as my color mode. Immediately you're going to...

Converting spot colors to process
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Converting spot colors to process provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Spot Colors and Varnish

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