Choosing and creating colors


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Choosing and creating colors

Okay, I'd now like to share with you a very common, very effective technique for choosing colors and that is to sample colors from one of the key images in your layout and obviously, I'm going to use this one. Let's hide the baseline grid, which is kind of getting in our way. So I'm going to come to the View menu and choose Grids and Guides > Hide Baseline Grid. I have placed a copy of this image over here on the pasteboard and that's just because in this particular instance, this is a rather exceptional case because we have it as a partial cutout where the topmost image is just this small portion of the subject's head and the fill of that picture frame is None.

So it's going to make it difficult and tricky to sample the color from that which is why we are actually going to sampling the color from this version over here. So if you've been creating yours from scratch following along with me, you might find it easier to do the same. Place this image o...

Choosing and creating colors
Video duration: 4m 49s 3h 22m Intermediate

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Choosing and creating colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Newsletter

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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