Understanding "book color" and proofing spot colors


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Understanding "book color" and proofing spot colors

I often get two questions asked to me when we talk about the concepts of spot color inside of Illustrator. First of all, people wonder why sometimes a spot color looks one way inside of Photoshop, but looks completely different inside of Illustrator? Another question is sometimes when you look at a Pantone color inside of Illustrator and you look at the swatch and the way that it's defined, it's set up as something called a Book Color. And people want to know, what is a Book Color? Well in this move we'll talk about both, getting your colors to look consistent across both Photoshop and Illustrator and we'll also understand exactly what a Book Color is because really, all these things are interrelated.

I will start it by just creating a regular print document, click OK. I'll go to my Swatches panel and I'll add a Pantone color here just because we need to be to work with. So I'll choose over here to load Color Books. I'll go to Solid Coated and let's s...

Understanding "book color" and proofing spot colors
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Understanding "book color" and proofing spot colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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