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Nehemek

How to separate colors for screen printing?

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Hello, 
I have the following issue for which I can't find a solution anywhere I've looked.

So, I got this artwork and I need to prepare it for printing. I wish to export each CMYK channel separately so I can create the half tones.

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Howver, when I disable the channel on the Channels studio, and then export the image I don't get the grayscale of the enabled channel, instead I a full color export. Is there a way to export just a single channel or better to straight create a layer from the channel to do the half tones directly on the file?

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(this is what I want to achieve)

Thanks for your time! I'm using Affinity Photo for this but I've got both in case I needed to use Designer.
-Nehemek

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For what you are doing I think you would want another program to do the separations such as Acrobat or a RIP.

It's the same reason why we don't, at our printshop, have Indesign or Illustrator handle separations. They just aren't very good at it. 

Acrobat can handle the imposition with plugins, edit all objects including editing EPS and other embedded PDF's that other ones just can't do very well.

 

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