Learn How to Proof Colors for Color-Blindness


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Proofing colors for color-blindness

I'd like to share a feature with you inside of Illustrator that has to do with color and that's also very close and dear to my heart. That's because I am one of the people in the population that is classified as being colorblind. I am red-green colorblind, meaning, that I have a very difficult time differentiating between reds and greens. Now about 7% of the population in the United States is colorblind. So that means it's certainly possible that artwork that you create will be perceived quite differently by some other people. In some countries such as Japan, for example, the percentage of colorblind people is even higher, closer to 14%.

Now in reality, if I pick up a newspaper and I see something that looks green to me but really it's red, this really doesn't make that much of a difference. However, if you have green text on a red background, that actually is going to cause a problem, because for some people they won't be able to actually read the text; that...

Proofing colors for color-blindness
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Proofing colors for color-blindness 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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