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Adobe® Illustrator® 10 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Overprinting objects

When preparing an image for color separation, you can define how you want overlapping objects of different colors to print. By default, the top object in the Illustrator artwork knocks out, or removes the color of, underlying artwork on the other separations and prints with the color of the top object only. Misregistration may occur when you knock out colors.

Composite image

First plate

Second plate

You can also specify objects to ...

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