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CorelDRAW X5 The Official Guide by Gary David Bouton

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CHAPTER 17 Digital Color Theory Put to Practice

Put away those crayons and fling that color wheel out on the front lawn. Digital color obeys none of the rules we were taught in school. Digital color models are what you use to fill objects that CorelDRAW displays on your monitor, and defining colors is an art that even professionals occasionally struggle with. The good news is that CorelDRAW makes it as simple as can be to apply exactly the color you have in mind to an object, through an extensive collection of industry-standard swatches, color models that are intuitive to use, and color mixers that make color definition more like play than work.

This chapter covers color theory and how it’s put to practice in your CorelDRAW work. If you’ve ever ...

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