Using mixed ink colors


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Using mixed ink colors

Designers and printers discovered long ago that if they were printing with two or three inks such as with Pantone Spot Colors, they could expand that number of potential colors by printing different tints of those colors on top of each other. For example, in this document I have created a Pantone 361 swatch and I have added it to various objects in this document. In this case, I have even made this one 50% of that Pantone color. Now we already know how to make a tint build of different processed colors. Just create a new swatch with some cyan, yellow, magenta, or black, all mixed together. But how do we mix one or more spot colors? For that, you will need to use a mixed ink swatch and you can get that by going to the Swatches panel flyout menu and choosing New Mixed Ink Swatch. In order to mix two colors together, just click in their Add Ink column. I am going to mix together Black and Pantone 361. Next, use the sliders or type in the values that you want. Let's say, I want someth...

Using mixed ink colors
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Using mixed ink colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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