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Illustrator CS3 Level 1: Working with Color

The Color Swatch and swatches palette explained By Patrick Ripley

Talented Pixie is a unique production house producing excellent e-learning tutorials for the creative and education industry. Concentrating on Quark, Apple and Adobe products the company has produced over 400 tutorials and is continuing to develop more daily.

Each software subject has been divided up into 5-10 minute videos allowing people to access the training quickly and easily: dispensing of the need for laborious manuals. The high quality sound and graphics makes them a joy to watch.

In this training video, host Patrick Ripley covers the use of colors in a document, and setting up colors in Adobe Illustrator. He covers the swatches palette and discusses the white, black, orange and green colors in the Swatch for the document. He shows how to add a new color, how to work in the new Color Swatch, and working with process colors. He also covers the various color models, such as those for Web and print.


Working with Color

Working with Color

About Talented Pixie Ltd.
Over the last few years Talented Pixie have seen an increase in the demand for screen-based learning and in conjunction with software houses, industry magazines and Propeller TV (Sky 195 - Europe), Talented Pixie have produced the tutorials that can be bought on DVD, downloaded from the website or watched on weekday nights on Propeller TV.

All of the tutorials have been recorded by experienced trainers with years of working experience using the software they train on. This means that the videos are packed with great practical tips and tricks to help people in their every day work.
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Patrick Ripley has worked with Apple Macs since 1985 and has been involved with the print and graphics industries as they have embraced the new technologies. He is a freelance Apple and Adobe certified trainer and consultant. He has his own company developing FileMaker databases and is one of the few freelance Apple Certified instructors in the UK.
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