Illustrator CS5: Load PANTONE, Other Custom Color Libraries


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Loading PANTONE and other custom color libraries

We all interpret colors differently. For example, say you were designing something, and you wanted to create something that was filled red. So, you call up your printer, and you tell him to print a certain job red, however, when the job comes back the red looks completely different than you had envisioned. After all, there are many different shades of red. So, many designers and printers rely on Formula Guides. These are preset colors that are defined with very specific values using very specific inks. Each of the colors that appear inside of this Formula Guides have a number, so rather than a designer telling a printer to print something in red, they would tell them to print something in 185.

One of the most popular guides used in the print and the design industry is something called Pantone. Pantone publishes a library of colors, and assigns a number to each of those colors. In this way, by choosing a specific number, you are assured that your printer will print that exact same shade of c...

Loading PANTONE and other custom color libraries
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Loading PANTONE and other custom color libraries provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 Essential Training

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