Creating color blends


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Creating color blends

QuarkXPress includes the feature that let you fill an item with a blend from one color to another or from one color to white, or black, or to transparent. As you can see by this layout, this picture box really looks a lot better with a whiter middle and yellower outsides then it would if it were just a solid yellow. Well, that's a blend. All the blending controls live in the Colors palette. Let's create a new box and put a blend in it. With the box selected, we can go to the Colors palette.

By default, it's background color is a solid of whatever color you choose here, yellow, whatever. But if you want to fill that box with a blend, instead of choosing Solid from this pop-up, you can choose any of these kinds of blends. Let's start with the top one, Linear. By default, it takes whatever color you have already assigned to the box and blends it to white. That's what these buttons here are about. Color number 1 in this box is blue and color number 2 is white.

Now, your color...

Creating color blends
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Creating color blends provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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Design
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QuarkXPress
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