Defining and using global process colors


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Defining and using global process colors

We've already established that in Illustrator I can create SWATCHES that allow me to easily apply color to my document. However, if we want to be able to manage that color, the swatches really don't help us out. In other words, right now in this document called global.ai, I have several flowers, they're colored green and blue, but the centers of these are all filled with yellow. And they were filled with yellow using this swatch right over here. Now if I decide that I want to change the shade of that yellow, maybe I want to add a little bit of black into it or maybe I want to add a little bit magenta into it to kind of make it little bit more closer to orange.

So if I now go ahead and I double-click on the swatch itself, and I add in some magenta, let me do something drastic here, and maybe make it 50% Magenta, and then I'll click OK. Notice that right now my swatch has turned orange, and if I double-click, I can see that it has a value here of orange, even though, by the...

Defining and using global process colors
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Defining and using global process colors 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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