The final color mode: CMYK


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The final color mode: CMYK

In this exercise, I'll introduce you to the final color mode that's available to you inside Photoshop, which is CMYK. Now those letters CMYK stand for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black. The four so-called process color inks, which are the standards for commercial printing. And the reason I bring up CMYK in the first place is because one of the most common questions I get when I'm showing folks how to mask images is can I work in CMYK? Because between you and me I personally do 99% of my work in RGB, I do a little work occasionally in lab, and I do exactly 0 in CMYK.

And I'm about to show you why? And over time I'll show you tips and tricks for grabbing mask from an RGB image, but I want you to understand why masking from CMYK is generally a bad idea. I've gone ahead and saved my most recent version of that original composition as Crazy RGB colors.psd. I'm going to go ahead and turn off that Vibrance layer, because we don't need it, and then I'll go out to...

The final color mode: CMYK
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The final color mode: CMYK provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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