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Real World Adobe by Mordy Golding

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Chapter Six. Working with Color

At one time, Adobe Illustrator (back in version 1.1) was black and white only. Then, Illustrator 88 introduced color features. Of course, back then, few designers could even afford to buy a color monitor. Technology eventually caught up, and color plays a huge role in a graphic designer’s life today. The ability to add color and manipulate it, view it accurately on a monitor, and give life to artwork with color are abilities we take for granted now; however, the challenges of working with color are still present.

In this chapter, you’ll learn about creating color in Illustrator and applying it to your artwork, as well as a variety of ways to edit or modify colors. Illustrator CS3 now comes with a collection of ...

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