Definitions for "Blueline proof"
A type of printer's proof, so called because it has a bluish tint. The blueline shows all artwork and text in position. Your approval of the blueline authorizes the printer to run the job as shown on the proof. Also known as a dylux or salt proof. Find out more about bluelines and other kinds of proofs.
A proof made from film by exposing the film and proofing material to light. Best for single or two color proofs. To distinguish between color the exposure time is varied so one color is shown darker and the second color is a lighter shade.
For reprints, we typically provide blueline proofs. A blueline proof is film-based. On it, all colors appear as shades of blue on an ivory or white paper.