Introducing the Color Guide panel


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Introducing the Color Guide panel

In this movie, I will introduce you to the Color Guide panel, which automatically generates a library of swatches that are related to a base color. So for example, in this case I have two side-by- side versions of this t-shirt art. And let's say the t-shirt is colored exactly the way I wanted to be, with a slight blue for the fabric and then this darker blue for the trim. But the background art, even though it's structurally sound--in other words, I like the path outlines themselves--and by the way, this background comes to us from Fotolia Image Library, about which you can learn more at fotolia.com/deke.

But the colors that I have assigned here, these shades of gray aren't what I'm going for at all. So I need to recolor this artwork. Now on one hand, I have made things easier for myself by grouping related objects, so for example, if I click on one of the light gray leaves, that selects all of the light gray shapes; and then I could dial in a different color for example, ...

Introducing the Color Guide panel
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Introducing the Color Guide panel provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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