Converting to grayscale with the Grayscale color group


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Converting to grayscale with the Grayscale color group

In the previous movie we discussed how we actually take our color artwork and convert it to different shades of gray, however I'll tell you that on my own experience I find that by using the regular grayscale conversion or even desaturating colors leaves you with kind of a washed out look and that's simply because each of the colors themselves get translated to different shades of gray. So you usually end up with lots of lighter shades and you don't really get that punchy, contrasty look that you might be going for, so let me share with you yet another way to convert colorized artwork into grayscale form but instead using a grayscale group, you know every time that you create a new document inside of illustrator.

I will just show you right here, I am going to press Cmd+N to make a new document. I used a print profile right here and click OK, there is a color group here called grays, it's just simply how much it swatches that are set to like a 100% gray, 100% black, 90, 80...

Converting to grayscale with the Grayscale color group
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Converting to grayscale with the Grayscale color group 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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Illustrator
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