Creating process and global process swatches


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Creating process and global process swatches

When you create a new Illustrator document from a New Document profile, for example, print or Web, a quick glance at the Swatches panel will show you some Preset swatches. This is really meant as a springboard, or a way for you to quickly start creating graphics inside of Illustrator. However, for any design project that you're working on, you'll want to create your own colors. Now, of course, Illustrator also has a Color panel, and I can apply colors very quickly this way by selecting any artwork, making sure here that my Fill is currently in focus, and if I move my cursor over this rainbow that appears right here, or what we call the CMYK Spectrum, my icon changes to an Eyedropper tool.

I can click and then drag, and as I do so, I'm sampling colors from this rainbow, and when I release the mouse that color gets filled onto my object. Right now, I'm in the CMYK document, but had I created a Web document, which uses RGB colors, instead of seeing CMYK sliders right here, I w...

Creating process and global process swatches
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Creating process and global process swatches provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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