There are two kinds of black ink made from colors: rich black and registration black. Both are made using a mixture of cyan, magenta and yellow inks.Continue Reading
Rich black uses cyan, yellow and magenta inks, but does not use 100 percent of any color. The percentage of each colored ink varies. There are circumstances in which it is better to use rich black instead of the pure black ink that is included in printers. In a method of printing called offset printing, pure black ink can look washed out or gray, so rich black is often used. In addition, there is a process called overprinting, where black is printed over other colors, and rich black does the best at blocking out other colors. Rich black also looks better when printing large blocks of black, and when printing large headlines in fonts that have very thick strokes. Rich black is also called black bump, Photoshop black, designer black and warm black.
Registration black is made of a mix of 100 percent of yellow, cyan and magenta ink, which can result in total ink coverage. This sometimes creates undesirable thick or raised areas due to the additional layers of ink. Registration black is used to print registration marks, crop marks and center marks that are used for image alignment.Learn more about Drawing
Copic is a brand of sketch markers for designers and artists manufactured and sold by Portland, Oregon based Imagination International, Inc. Copic sketch markers come in 358 colors and are sold individually and in sets and kits of 12, 24, 36 and 72.Full Answer >
To design a family shield, decide on a background shape, add artwork relating to aspects of your family heritage, choose colors that appeal to you and your family history, and add an appropriate family motto, if desired. It is often helpful to brainstorm the elements of the shield with a group of family members to complete this project.Full Answer >
There is no single chart that shows all available colors in all available types of Sharpie markers. As of July 2015, fine-point and ultra fine-point markers come in 31 colors, while twin-tip markers come in 20 colors, Sharpie's FAQs states Remaining marker types come in fewer colors.Full Answer >
As one of the primary colors, red can only be mixed by combining magenta and yellow paint, dye or ink. Along with red, other primary colors include green and blue.Full Answer >