Adding custom colors to new documents


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Adding custom colors to new documents

You may notice that every time you create a new file inside of Illustrator, there are already many colors inside of your SWATCHES panel. Ever wonder where those colors come from? How often you actually even use those colors? More often than not, you probably have your own colors that you want to work with. Let's talk about a way where we can customize Illustrator to always work with the colors that we want to use. Let's start from the beginning here. I'm going to create a new document by pressing Command+N or Ctrl+N, and you notice that there is a pop-up here that says New Document Profile.

Right now, it's set to Print, but I have things like Web, Mobile and Devices, Video and Film, so on and so forth. I'm going to start up with Print for now. I'm going to choose OK, and you'll immediately see that my SWATCHES panel has become populated with a whole bunch of swatches. These are swatches that are actually inside of a New Document Profile, which is called Print. You ...

Adding custom colors to new documents
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Adding custom colors to new documents 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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