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  • How do I get black in photoshop at 70%

    I am designing a logo in photoshop and need the black text to be color print standard, that is 70% black an 30% somthing else, don't know how to action this in photoshop, would also like to know what to make the remaining 30% color. please help

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    huh? what is color print standard? and designing a logo in photoshop is like shooting yourself in the face.

    buuuuut, im guessing your looking for a saturated black, in which case it would be ...

    C - 30%
    M - 30%
    Y - 30%
    K - 70%
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    • #3
      But thats 160% D-Frag!!! Are you positive that is not going to be too saturated?



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      • #4
        Too Saturated? That'll be more of a grey or a brown than a black

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        • #5
          I just had a vendor spec for black:

          C=90%
          M=90%
          Y=80%
          K=100%

          Seemed a tad heavy to me I guess I'll see how it turns out. Oh they spec'd all raster images at a minimum of 355 DPI at print size also.
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          • #6
            As PrinterDriver would say... "Talk to your printer". LOL. I think the term you want to use is rich black, not industry-standard. Depending on which printer you're using, the formula for rich black varies.
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            • #7
              Check with printer.

              One shop I worked for used

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              Another shop I worked for used

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              For those of you not familiar with a rich black, it is primarily used on large solids so they don't look flat. Rich blacks look more...well, rich.

              It is not wise to use it on fine lines or text because the pressman will be after your head.

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              • #8
                what about a pantone grey, then converted to cmyk? not perfect either though.

                i like d-frag's answer better.
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