Chapter 13. Preparing Images for Two-Color Printing

Preparing Images for Two-Color Printing

Not every commercially printed publication requires four-color reproduction. Printing in two colors using a grayscale image and spot color can be an effective and inexpensive alternative. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use Adobe Photoshop to prepare full-color images for two-color printing.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • Convert a color image to monochrome, and improve its overall quality.

  • Adjust the tonal range of the image by assigning black and white points.

  • Sharpen the image.

  • Convert a color image to grayscale.

  • Add spot color to selected areas of the image.

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