Using spot color swatches


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Using spot color swatches

Until now the colors that we were using inside of Illustrator are defined as process colors. That means that when they print, they're actually split up on to different printing plates. For example, if you were to go ahead and choose a blue color, for example, like these items that I have right over here. The name of this file is called spot_colors, which you will find in the Chapter 10 of the exercise files. If I were to print this out now on a printing press, not on a color printer that I have in my office. That's what we call a composite proof. When I actually print this on a printing press, this gets separated into four different plates. That's what we call standard process color printing. There are four plates, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. Those are the primary colors used in process color printing.

A combination of those colors altogether can represent many viewable colors. For example, if the artwork in my document uses many different colors, I couldn't actually ...

Using spot color swatches
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Using spot color swatches provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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