How to prepare final files for risography printing 6 Mask for the yellow color of the illustration To find out what colors to use and how they will look in print refer to a Pantone or risograph color catalogue. Many printers have their own color catalogs that you can refer to before printing. File Preparation You should send the grayscale files to the printer as this is how the color machine reads the colors. Then everything will be printed according to the ink colors that the machine has. Therefore when you prepare something for risography you must work everything in black.
Color layers help you see what the final color print will look like. To achieve different opacities you can lower or raise them on color layers. This is what the same yellow color looks like photo background removing but with different degrees of opacity separated by layers 100 75 and 30 How to prepare final files for risography printing 9 Layers with different opacities of the same color Hiding the yellow color mask by clicking on the eye icon will show the work in grayscale. That is why it is important to work everything in black. Always remember to make masks and not draw directly in the color you want.
How to prepare final files for risography printing 11 Same layers of yellow at different opacities but in grayscale Alfonso recommends you watch this video in English where it is explained in detail how risography works. If you want to know more about how to make your own fanzine with different printing methods sign up for Alfonso de Andas Fanzine and SelfPublishing Laboratory course. a game proposal or pitch and what its functions are Once you have an idea to create your own video game its time to get down to work to start producing it.