Describing color


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Describing color

If you've never worked in the world of print, you may be surprised that there are process colors and spot colors. A process color is built up using process ink, such as CYMK, or Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. Whereas a spot color is made of premixed ink that is specially laid down in specific areas on the page. You might think of spot colors in terms of logos and other items that need to have thire exact color specified and reproduced. Whereas process colors are often used to build up a large number of colors, let's say in a photograph.

In QuarkXPress, the colors are most easily managed in the Colors palette. In this example, you can see that we have quite a few colors and on the right-hand side is a little icon. This icon indicates process, meaning it's built up from other inks. This icon indicates spot, meaning it's a premixed ink that's laid down all at once on the page. The most likely examples of spot colors that you're going to encounter are Pantone colors. Thes...

Describing color
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Describing color provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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Design
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