CYMK and RGB infographic

Colour Basics

CYMK and RGB infographic

Colour printing on paper consists of the inks Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and black, commonly referred to as CMYK. Each colour has a row of dots at a different angle to the other colours. This printed colour reaches your eyes by way of reflected light. Your computer screen uses Red, Green & Blue, (RGB). This transilluminated colour reaches your eyes by way of radiation. This video also explains it very well. It is advisable to have your monitor correctly adjusted. It is best to have a colour proof printed because it is close to what it would look like when colour printing. You can be confident that we can help you with your next order. Ask us on the contact page