Re: GCR and UCR

From: Katharine Thayer ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 09/14/04-04:32:58 AM Z
Message-id: <4146C8D9.458A@pacifier.com>

Marie Wohadlo wrote:
>
> I think an important distinction to make (regarding the RGB-CMYK
> discussion) is that
> CMYK is for reproducing reflective color -- that is, for commercial
> printing on paper, using standard commercial inks, usually on coated
> papers. The black plate is used because THEORETICALLY using equal
> amounts of CMY will produce a nice black but in reality it produces a
> dark dark brownish yuck color.

But (do we really have to go through this again so soon after the last
time?) this is only true for printing inks, due to the impurities they
contain; it has nothing to do with the pure pigments we use in gum
printing.
kt
Received on Tue Sep 14 11:29:13 2004

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