In This Chapter
This chapter is all about making your illustrations come alive with color. We show you how to create new colors, patterns, and gradients as well as how to edit existing colors and save custom colors. We also explain how to apply and edit color attributes to many objects at the same time.
Every time you create a new file you choose a document profile, as you see in Figure 9-1. This profile determines the default settings from which you create your document. Some of the settings established here are the artboard size, units of measure, color mode, resolution, and more.
Illustrator CC offers several profiles, and they fall into two basic categories: onscreen and print.
The following New Document profiles are used for onscreen display: