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What is halftone artwork?
Halftone is the technique that simulates continuous-tone imagery through the use of dots, varying either in size or in spacing, thus generating a gradient-like effect. “Halftone” can also be used to refer specifically to the image that is produced by this process.
What is meant by halftone image?
Halftone is a graphic design technique used to reproduce an image by using dots of varying length with one or more colors. It enables image display similar to a continuous tone-like image but on a pixelated or halftone background.
What are 2 benefits of using halftone printing?
A major benefit of halftone printing is that it is inexpensive due to the fact that the halftone printing process only uses one color of ink. This is a unique way to add a little bit of color and different shading without adding more actual color and boosting up the cost of the print.
Well halftones are an important part of printing images. If you were to get out a newspaper and look at an image through a magnifying glass you would see that what appears to be a persons face or any object – is in fact a collection of dots.
No single individual can be named as the inventor of the halftone photomechanical process. William Henry Fox Talbot (British, 1800–1877) invented and patented his use of textile screens in 1852.
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