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Special Edition Using Adobe® Illustrator® 10 by Peter Bauer

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Chapter 12. Understanding and Applying Color

The Two Types of Color

Without color, there is no illustration, merely invisible paths. A path is an abstract concept, conveying no information to the viewer, until the application of a fill and/or a stroke. It’s color that produces the image, attracts the attention, AND conveys the message. Virtually everything done in Illustrator is about putting color in the correct places to create an image.

It’s important, therefore, that you know a few things about color so that you can ...

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