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Offline kidink

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Choking a white base correctly?
« on: August 16, 2023, 09:53:14 AM »
When working in photoshop with a white base that has a mixture of solid areas and halftones, what's the correct way to choke it without messing with the gradations and areas that are not 100%


Offline Sbrem

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Re: Choking a white base correctly?
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2023, 05:01:29 PM »
Depending on the resolution, I just make the selection and Select menu, Modify, and Contract. Zoom in to get a sense of how much you need to choke and give it a shot, maybe make a duplicate file to test on and leave your original alone until you've made a decision...

« Last Edit: August 17, 2023, 02:08:46 PM by Sbrem »
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Re: Choking a white base correctly?
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2023, 02:52:55 PM »
You should probably expand the top color unless you are printing with very opaque inks…
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