How To Create Spot Colors In Illustrator Cs6


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Creating spot colors

In many cases when you're dealing with branding, especially logos and letterheads and things like that, you're going to run across the need to create something called a spot color swatch. This is a swatch that's used to reproduce a color exactly as it's supposed to appear each and every time. Famous brands utilize their own special swatches all the time, stuff like Coca-Cola red, Pepsi blue; they're iconic colors that you instantly recognize and they wouldn't have you use any other color but that specified color.

Now I'm going to show you how to create your own spot color swatches here inside of Illustrator. It's actually really simple. Once you have your colors like you like them, in this case I have this purple, the orange and the gray, I'm going to add those to my Swatches Library and then I'm going to turn them into spot colors. I'm going to go up to my Window menu and I'm going to bring back up my Swatches panel, because I temporarily cl...

Creating spot colors
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Creating spot colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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