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Understanding color space

You probably already know that RGB means red, green, blue. Those are the colors of light shining out of your color monitor. And you probably know that CMYK represents cyan, magenta, yellow, and black, the four process printing inks. But when is each appropriate? Is one right? Is one wrong? The illustration that you see on screen is showing you a comparison of what the human eye can see--that's the external color shape--versus what your monitor can show--that's the black triangle--versus what CMYK inks can image--and that's the little white dotted area.

So you can see that there are some colors that can be shown on your monitor but can't be printed in CMYK. So what does that mean? Well, it means that you might get a little disappointment when you get your job back from the printer. But I think it's important to understand the process so that maybe you're prepared for what comes back from the printer. When you shoot a photograph with a digital camera, or you scan reflective art ...

Understanding color space
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Understanding color space provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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