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Using Colour | Swatches | Pantone's | Gradients & more Ep6/19 [Adobe Illustrator for Beginners]

Posted On October 10, 2019 at 4:59 pm by / No Comments



In this tutorial I am going to talk about colour and demonstrate some colour effects and tools in adobe illustrator.

In illustrator there are many ways to use colour. It all really comes down to what exactly you’re using the colour for.

**FYI**
In this video tutorial I will be using Adobe Illustrator CC for mac. Nearly all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.

Topics Covered

– Swatches panel 00:07:57
– Pantones 00:9:55
– Picking colours from an image 00:11:10
– Gradient bar 00:13:40
– Transparency 00:16:12

Keyboard shortcuts used in this video:

V – Selection tool

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This video is part of a 19 part course:

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Complete Beginners Guide To Adobe Illustrator

SECTION 1 – INTRODUCTION

Ep 1 – Interface Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Ep 2 – Panels & Workspaces in Adobe Illustrator

Ep 3 – Artboards in Adobe Illustrator

Ep 4 – Vector basics | Selection & Direct selection tool

Ep 5 – Fill & Stroke effects in Adobe Illustrator

Ep 6 – Using Colour | Swatches | Pantone’s | Gradients & more

Ep 7 – 10 Handy Tips | Things to know for beginners

SECTION 2 – ESSENTIAL PRACTISE

Ep 8 – Making shape vectors

Ep 9 – Grouped vectors, Compounding vector shapes & Using the shape builder tool

Ep 10 – Drawing with the Pen tool | Brush tool | Pencil tool & more

Ep 11 – The Blob brush tool & Eraser tool

Ep 12 – Type tools in Adobe Illustrator

SECTION 3 – MAKE A PROJECT

CHAPTER 1 – SETUP & IMAGE TRACE
Ep 13 – Setting up a document | Placing in a drawing / Sketch

Ep 14 – Image trace tool for sketches in Adobe Illustrator

CHAPTER 2 – DRAWING

Ep 15 – Tracing a hand drawn sketch & converting to vector artwork

Ep 16 – Compounding vector shapes & strokes | Use the Pathfinder Tool & more

CHAPTER 3 – COLOURING & ADDING TYPE

Ep 17 – Colouring a vector drawing in Adobe Illustrator

Ep 18 – Adding type to a poster design in Adobe Illustrator

CHAPTER 4 – FINISHING & EXPORTING

Ep 19 – Prepare and export artwork ready for print in Adobe Illustrator

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