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And you used Postscript fonts? In sizes for which you don't have bitmaps? Pam ketron wrote: > > Pam, > > I have used Canon LC-201 Color BJ Paper (color copier paper) for some really > good output. One guy took the color proof to the catalog printer and they > used that (gasp!) for the art -- and it looked 'good enough' for his > applications. I have also used it for b&w camera-ready art (with OEM inks) > for pricelists, etc. and the printer was really impressed with the quality. > Not me, it was what I expected from the epson 1520 ... that's why I bought > it last year ... and paid $800.00 <g> ... at least I made myself wait until > it came down under a grand ;-) > > There were no photos in any of the art, but I did the color seperations for > the spot colors in b&w after the client proofed the color comp. The printer > said he liked the blends from the epson better than he did the normal > screens used to create screened areas ... he would rather a non-patterned > area of gray than say, a 40% 133lpi screen, and I must say I agree, it > seemed easier on the eyes. > > When printing on the canon paper, there were clean edges and smooth fonts. > Using the normal epson driver has been my goal all along, I just wish I had > a little more offset-oriented control over the color 'plates' so that I > could try some film! > > My next project will be to try for 'positive' color plates just for kicks. > But, I still have my website to get up first ... nothing else is going to > get done 'til I get it up ... i swear ... no really ;-) > > Cheers - Ann K > > - > Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use > accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions. -- Pamela G. Niedermayer Pinehill Softworks Inc. 1221 S. Congress Ave., #1225 Austin, TX 78704 512-416-1141 512-416-1440 fax http://www.pinehill.com - Please turn off HTML mail features. Keep quoted material short. Use accurate subject lines. http://www.leben.com/lists for instructions.
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