DTP


 
Lively discussions on the graphic arts and publishing — in print or on the web


Go Back   Desktop Publishing Forum > General Discussions > Print Design

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 02-02-2005, 09:48 PM   #1
marlene
Staff
 
marlene's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,419
Default Making the gradient

It has been decreed that I must use a gradient tint in most of a client's publications. It goes from 100% of a spot color to white. I used a Quark template that was provided to me, but have not seen the printed result yet.

When working in Quark, should I just keep doing the gradients there, or do them in Photoshop, Illustrator, or FreeHand and import them into Quark?

And when the gradient is occurring in a 4-color publication, should I use a process color instead of the spot color, or just let Quark do the conversion?

Any gotchas I should know about?

mxh
marlene is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Card Making ElyseC General Publishing Topics 20 01-31-2007 03:55 PM
pasting a gradient Excel chart into InDesign Jas Mandla Print Design 8 06-25-2006 06:35 PM
Making paper PeterArnel Print Production & Automation 14 06-14-2006 03:20 PM
Mayday! Is it possible to add a 100% black gradient to a duotone? marlene Images 3 10-07-2005 03:30 PM
Making the gradient, redux marlene Print Design 4 03-12-2005 07:24 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Contents copyright 2004–2014 Desktop Publishing Forum and its members.