Example4: Gray object on a CMYK background

Given a Gray object on a CMYK background.

 

Background object

Foreground object

 



Object type

not specified

not specified

Overprint mode

 

not specified

Color space

C: 0 %

M: 100 %

Y: 100 %

K: 0 %

Gray: 60 % brightness

Gray always has a knockout effect on the underlying inks, regardless of the Gray object’s type or OPM mode. Consequently, the resulting color in the overlapping part of the objects (the intersection) will be as follows:

 

Standard overprint mode (OPM 0)

Illustrator overprint mode (OPM 1)

Preview





Magenta plate





Yellow plate





Black plate





Resulting color in the intersection



C: 0 %

M: 0 %

Y: 0 %

K: 60 %



C: 0 %

M: 0 %

Y: 0 %

K: 60 %