Creating and saving color swatches


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Creating and saving color swatches

Now let's say I like this terra-cotta clay color that I've created so much that I want to go ahead and save it out as a swatch and use it over and over again. So I'd go ahead and select the object that contains the color that I want to go ahead and save which happens to be cyan, magenta, yellow and black values of 0, 10, 25 and 25 respectively. Then I would go up to my Fill icon and click on it. Don't Shift -click on it this time cause we want to bring up the swatches. And I would save a new swatch by clicking on the new swatch icon right there and then I'd go ahead and name my swatch Medium Clay in this case. And I have the option of changing the color type from Process Color to Spot Color. Process Color ensures that the color will separate to independent cyan, magenta, yellow and black plates during the commercial reproduction process so that your printer can actually manufacture this color for you. If you were to choose Spot Color then you would need to find an in...

Creating and saving color swatches
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Creating and saving color swatches provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS3 One-on-One: The Essentials

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Design
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