Work with color and gradient swatches Print Production


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Working with color and gradient swatches

I need to add some color to this document; it's not finished yet. And now the art director has determined the colors that he'd like to see in this document. So I need to add some swatches, but first, I am going to see what swatches I already have. When I go to the Swatches panel, I see that I have an orange and a blue and they're specified as RGB colors, and I can tell because I see these little RGB flags. I like to make them CMYK just to be sure. All I have to do is double-click on a swatch that brings up the Swatch Options, I can change the color mode to CMYK and I am good to go.

Same thing with the blue; double-click, change to CMYK, and I'm good to go. Now I need to add the spot color that the art director has specified. That's PMS 2587. So in the Swatches panel, go to the Panel menu, choose New Color Swatch, and here is where I pick my color book, if you will, under Color Mode. Notice that InDesign CS6 is using the new Pantone plus system. So Pantone plus Solid Coat...

Working with color and gradient swatches
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Working with color and gradient swatches provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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