Accessing color libraries


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Accessing color libraries

So we know that inside of Illustrator we have two ways to define colors. We can have a color that's called a process color, meaning that it's made up of a mixture of primary colors, and then we also have something called the spot color which is a customized color. Now if I actually want to create some artwork and I want to print that on a printing press. If I choose a process color that means that my printer needs to use all of the primary colors in order to generate that color. So, for example, if I am using various percentages of cyan, magenta, yellow, and black ink that means my printer needs to have four colors on their press in order to create the color that I'm trying to achieve.

However, if I create just a custom color, I could dial in the specific color that I want and I can save some money by having the printer only print just that one color. So instead of paying for four inks, I would just pay for the one ink that I am looking for. So let's say, for example, yo...

Accessing color libraries
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Accessing color libraries provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Coloring Artwork

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Design
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Illustrator
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