GRAPHICS PRO

October '20

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Does it look gray on the screen? When you print it out, is it gray or does it look like a pinky gray? If you are not sure about your black and whites or your screen and need to adjust, open Photo- shop and create a 50% gray box. Now open the Info panel/window. What col- ors make up that gray when in RGB or CMYK mode? Color Target Samples may look different from others and are needed for creating proper color profiles. (Image courtesy Jennifer Foy) Right: Finding neu- tral gray and getting grays right leads you to better color im- age quality and color matching. (Image courtesy Jennifer Foy) Far right: Look for hidden grays in your target samples. These are things you know to be true on how they should look: skies are blue, grass is green, etc. (Image courtesy Jennifer Foy) Top: A Pantone palette on gloss paper is a great tool to have for reference when working with hard surface sublimation products like ChromaLuxe metal panels. (Image courtesy Hans Christiansson/Stockholm, Sweden) Above: Scanning Color Target Samples takes time but is worth it. (Image courtesy Jennifer Foy) 4 6 G R A P H I C S P R O O C T O B E R 2 0 2 0 G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M

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