Using the color guide


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Using the color guide

So you are cranking away at your awesome illustration and there comes time to actually apply some colors. Now you may have some colors to start with, but maybe you are looking for some inspiration. You want to be able to actually add additional colors and you also want to make sure that there is new colors that are used actually work well with your existing colors. Well, Illustrator has the perfect tool for you. It's called the Color Guide. Let me move my artwork just a little bit over here to the side and I'm actually going to pull out my Color Guide panel right over here. I'll march the panel just a little bit and let's take a look and see exactly how this works here inside of Illustrator.

First, let's identify a few basic things or parts about the Color Guide itself. There is a button here, which allows us to set the base color to our current color from a variety of Harmony Rules. If I click on this button over here, I can actually choose between 23 different Ha...

Using the color guide
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Using the color guide 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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Illustrator
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