Using CMYK for commercial output


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Using CMYK for commercial output

In this exercise I'm going to give you a sense of how to dial in your own custom colors using CMYK sliders. Now I'm still working inside this Ton-Po Shapes.ai file, because we are just playing around at this point. I'm going to click on one of these rectangles. I actually don't want all them active, so I'm going to press Ctrl+Shift+A, Command+ Shift+A on the Mac to deselect them. I'm going to switch to the wide arrow tool here, and I'm going to Alt-click or Option-click on this rectangle to select it independently of the rest of the bunch. And then I'm going to Shift-click on this little fill icon up here in the Control palette, and we will see that we have CMYK all set to 0%. So they can vary from 0% to 100%, and they stand for the common process color ink Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black, another industry standard, and these are the very inks you imply if you are preparing an illustration for commercial output. And by the way if you are going to commerc...

Using CMYK for commercial output
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Using CMYK for commercial output provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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