Convert to simulated Grayscale
|This routine will create a simulated grayscale image using 3 shades
of gray, two whites and a black.
Step 1 Preparation
In Photoshop navigate your way to the Tutorials folder on the EasyArt CD and open the file Watch.psd.
||This watch image is
dull and flat, it will still separate
as it is, but if the image is improved before separating the resulting
separations will be much better.
Close any other images you have open, so you only have the watch image in your work space.
Go to the Actions list and in the EasyArt section click on the yellow button "Improve image RGB".
Next click on the yellow button "Increase Brightness"
Finally click on the yellow button "Increase Contrast".
|Experienced Photoshop users may prefer to enhance their images manually before separation, but
as you can see you can achieve excellent results just using a
combination of the buttons provided.
There are two options for creating Simulated Grayscale separations.
Scroll down the Actions list (Window > Show
This routine can be used on any black & white or color image.
No channel adjustments are needed for this image.
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