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AuthorSubject: sepia and # of colors   [Go to Bottom of Page]
Joseph Horton
Posted on Tue Oct 14, 2003 5:44 PM

I'm pretty new to dealing with prepress design.

I have a request to deliver artwork with sepia images for an offset press--a CD design. At first I thought: easy, I'll make a duotone or tritone in Photoshop.

But I know that a major reason for th eclient chosing "sepia" is to "save money".

What is the best and most inexpensive way to get a good result on a sepia tone? By this I think I mean what would require the least film/plates? I think a duotone would only require two (black halftone and the chosen color?) What are my choices for color? Must I stick with a straight C M or Y?

Thanks,

Jody Horton



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