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How to Use Adobe Illustrator Color Modes & Global Swatches

Adobe Illustrator Colors

This tutorial shows how to use swatches and identify color modes inside of Adobe Illustrator. Using color correctly will help to keep your workflow simple and will allow you to export your graphics in an easy way. Whether you’re creating stationery, business cards, a social media graphic, or updating brand colors, this quick tutorial will help get you started.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to identify and apply color modes in Adobe Illustrator by:

  • Learning the difference between CMYK & RGB color modes
  • Switching between different color modes within a document
  • Creating global swatches to easily change colors throughout your design
  • Locating the swatches panel and learning what different features it has

Learn how in the tutorial below:

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