Understanding color reduction


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Understanding color reduction

One of the things that the recolor artwork feature inside of Illustrator excels at is something called Color Reduction. Many times as you're working throughout a design, you may start off with using a lot of colors, but then you may find that as you move along that you want to reduce the number of colors that you're working with. For example, in a previous movie inside this chapter we spoke about taking several different shades of grays or blacks and converting them all to a single rich black color. So we took four colors and we reduced them down, to only now use one color.

True, in that case I was dealing specifically with all things that were intended to be black or that were intended to be a single color. However, there are many times when you have multiple colors at hand and you need to find a way to reduce the number of colors down either for budget reasons or even design reasons to use a fewer number of colors let's take this example right here. I started out with a four...

Understanding color reduction
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Understanding color reduction 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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