When printing separations, an option where overlapping colors are printed in their entirety instead of knocking out. Overprinting eliminates the possibility of color gaps between objects, but can result in unacceptable color shifts. Overprinting can be used to add the appearance of a third spot color to a document.
printing placed on top of a stamp face for some special purpose. Overprints have been used for precancelling, service inscription, surcharging, commemorative and security purposes, and on AMG s. Example: Hawaii Sesquicentennial stamps ( Scott 647-648).
printing done on top of a stamp face for some special purpose. Overprints have been used for precancelling, service inscription, surcharging, commemorative and security purposes, and on AMGs. Example: Hawaii Sesquicentennial stamps ( Scott 647-8). Precancels.
A term used to describe the characteristic of an overlapping foreground element allowing a background element to print in the same area. Overprint is the opposite of knockout. The overprint function is activated on an element by element basis in illustration software and can be selectively applied to the line and/or the fill of the object.
On a press sheet color bar, overprints are color patches were two process inks have been printed, one atop the other. Checking the density of these patches allows press operators determine trap value. The term Overprint also applies to any object printed on top of other colors.
When two items overlap and their inks print on top of each other. The overprint function is activated on an element by element basis in illustration and page layout software and can be selectively applied to the line and/or the fill of the object. Overprinting is the opposite of knockout and can eliminate the need for trapping.
To avoid problems with trapping, the background object is printed in its entirety, with a knockout for the foreground item, so the object colour sits on top of the background colour. This Is desirable when the object colour is black, or when you wish to mix two colours to achieve a third colour.
A printing technique in which all overlapping areas print over areas already printed. This allows transparent inks to blend to form a new color when a graphic element prints over the top of another graphic without knocking it out.
An additional printing on a stamp that was not part of the original design -- such as additional words or symbols or even a new value. Typically overprints occur when there is not enough time to design and print a whole new stamp needed for some special reason or when rates increase. Precancels and surcharges are the most common types of overprints.
The Overprint option is opposite of Knock out, so the bottom object overprints the top object. When you print overlapping color objects on a printing press, there may be misalignment of the printing plates which results in misregistration (gap or hue shift between colors). To compensate for misregistration, you may want to have a spot color or process color to overprint the top object. NOTE: Black text with font size less than 24 points overprints by default.
This is an extra printing which has been added to a note sometime after the note's original issue and it's been added by the authorized issuer or successor. These overprints may serve as cancellations or as a means of changing the value of a note.
printing one spot or process color over another color. Frequently used to build traps. Also used in color printing in order to enhance a particular color, or contrast and distinguish a particular color from other similar colors. It is used when the normal process color system is unable to discern close color differences, but are required by the client.
On occasion, sheets (or panes) of stamps are used for a special purpose which is marked by printing something on top of the regular image. The result is termed an overprint. Overprints have been used for such things as changed denominations, making the stamp useful for a tax purpose, indication of a political change such as a revolution, etc.
Standard in process color, the placement of one color over another to create varying tones and shades. Also used with individual spot colors to create other colors (as with Gerber Scientifics' thermal-transfer Spectratone foils).